Buzz Feed reached out to some of those gay twentysomethings to tell us some of their difficulties when trying to date.
Here's what they had to say: "Growing up, I loved romantic comedies that depicted the happy endings of straight couples.
You should at least attempt life before you give it away to paid sex and heroin. If you send someone an email, you expect a response — it’s common decency. Don’t hide behind a veil of what you assume people think is cool or hot. You are not hiding your racism by explaining it further. You guys already have a bad rap; don’t solidify this by playing up to stereotypes. There is a difference between confidence and assholery.
There is even an option to use the website’s stock reply: “Sorry not interested, good luck out there”, or something along those lines. Please revise your typing abilities and get back to me. ” is not a sentence; it is a text message from a 12-year-old. “Sorry not into Asians or blacks; I’m not racist, just not into that kind of thing…”. To the body-obsessed men with nothing else to offer: this is sad and indicative of a boring persona.
I was becoming attractive, to the point where other guys were staring and had lust in their eyes.I’m not ugly, but I don’t have much beauty privilege (and make no mistake, beauty privilege yields tangible rewards).From grade-school dances in gyms to corporate happy hours, I’ve been “swiped left” on more than my fair share.“Online dating is just awkward,” my cute co-worker scrunches her nose.The dynamic of two men being together IS DIFFERENT.Queer men are varying shades of the rainbow." —Chris, 25 "I went from a 225-pound fat boy to a 145-pound athletic guy.