Dating a deaf guy
Luckily, he had a few minutes to chat with us about his experiences as a gay deaf man of color, the L. dating scene, and whether he prefers Grindr or Scruff. I’m not fully considered just because of my deafness. For me, it’s more of how extreme the level of fetishizing the disability gets.
Then people are like, “Ohhhh, you’re deaf.” I also know I miss out on opportunities just because I’m a person of color, or because I’m openly gay, or both. While it’s a hookup app, it can be used to find potential suitors. C’mon.” You have to understand, I’m a filmmaker, so I am always observing things like this. Do guys treat you differently because of your disability?
It’s very real and, at times, I do feel invisible, which can be frustrating. ” Those are some of the dumbest questions I’ve been asked. This is where my person of color identity comes in first rather than my deafness.
He’s a Los Angeles-based filmmaker, an avid hiker, biker and weight-lifter, and a total comic book/super hero geek. “I face a lot of interesting challenges,” he tells in an exclusive interview.
“At times, I do feel invisible, which can be frustrating.
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