Data suggests these stories are not uncommon or unique.
Based on data published by Ok Trends, a blog produced by Ok Cupid, white gay men respond more often to Ok Cupid messages from other white men than from men of color.
On Ok Cupid white gay men respond to messages from all races at an average rate of 41.4%, but gay men of color respond to messages from all races at an average rate of 49.3%.
Ironically, even though white gay men respond to messages in general less frequently than gay men of color they fail to attract the highest rate of responses to the messages they send.
Scammers will often make contact with potential victims through various social networking sites.
In the world of gay online dating, your race affects your romantic and sexual connections, whether your potential partners realize it or not.Online: By phone: 1-877-ID-THEFT (438-4338) or TTY, 1-866-653-4261 By mail: Identity Theft Clearinghouse, Federal Trade Commission, Washington, DC 20580 Report the theft to the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) (FBI-NW3C Partnership).Online: cases where your identity has been utilized during the commission of these scams (i.e.And the attention he does receive for identifying as Black isn’t favorable – it’s frequently unsolicited and racialized.For instance, one white man asked him, “Do you wanna make a white man your slave?