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PHOTOS: Interracial Gay Couples Remind Us That Love Is Blind

The say love is blind, and when it comes to same-sex relationships, it’s true. From intergenerational couples like Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black, to interracial couples like Michael Sam and Vito Cammisano, love knows no bounds.

In 2012, the UCLA School of Law’s Williams Institute released a study saying that there’s a higher rate of racial and ethnic diversity among same-sex couples than in heterosexual pairings. Which is no surprise, really. When you cast aside peer pressure to pretend to be straight, you’re damned well not going to let anyone decide the race of your partner.

Check out these adorable photos of interracial gay couples showing affection for one another…

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69 Comments

  • watching1

    So sweet… Love to see differently abled couples, too.

  • Dxley

    Ahahahaha. Ewww! Stop forcing this interracial agenda down our throats.

  • BeachGuy2014

    Aww, their all such cute couple. The pics are adorable. Love it. :-D

  • kernowcraig

    @Dxley: There is an interracial agenda?? I must have missed that memo!!! No one forcing you to actually click on this article to read it.

  • DarkZephyr

    @Dxley: You are a real piece of work. No decent guy wants to be with a r*cist, self loathing bigoted pr**k like you. No wonder you are going to try to trick some poor, unsuspecting woman into marrying you. Wow your Dad must have really done a number on you growing up. Jesus.

  • Dxley

    Sarcasm, people!!! It’s not a difficult language; learn it.

  • Bauhaus

    Dxley needs antipsychotics forced down his throat!

    Awesome pictures!

  • Tackle

    Beautiful pictures, beautiful couples. True love really is blind.

  • Dxley

    Actually, scratch that! Are you telling me that I’m the only person in here who thinks that race matters?

  • Tackle

    @Dxley: It’s baffling to me as to why anyone would want to come to this post and shit on it. And then claim, ” it’s sarcasm.” No, behind every jest is a truth. Hey do us all a favor, take a lit stick of dynamite, and shove it up your ass.Sarcasm @Dxley: right?
    Now I’m just waiting for your alter egos: @ masc4masc &
    @Michael Mellor to come and pick up the pieces.

  • SenorWendell

    Love indeed is Love in any language in this world. It shouldn’t matter whether a gay couple happens to be two people of the same ethnic background (as couple #7 above who is black, not interracial) OR the couple is interracial. That said, interracial is not simply a white guy with a man of color as most of the pictures above suggest. An interracial gay couple, for example, can be an Asian guy and a black and so on! Moreover, it is important to remember that in gay culture, the white male couple and the interracial couple (white guy and man of color) represent the dominate popular images within gay culture. Less popular in representation within gay culture and even the mainstream is the gay–black (or black Latino) couple, the Asian couple, and the non-African descent Latino/Hispanic couple. Why not do a post celebrating these couples and these couples alongside their “varied” interracial counterparts. Gay culture isn’t white and white and “other.”

  • Dxley

    @DarkZephyr: Trick? Nope. She’s going to do it willingly. You may call it lying, but I call it delaying the truth; delaying the truth until all your needs are met and only then may the truth come out (or not, take a look at Travolta). My father is a wonderful man, and I love him for all he is and all he’s been, and only until recently, I have hated him so much. I love him so much now, more than I did when I was a kid and will do ANYTHING to make him happy!

    @Tackle: You tacky little shit!

  • Merv

    I guess it was unusual at one time, but pretty much the norm now, as it should be.

  • Saint Law

    @Dxley: Oh give it a rest do, you clueless prating little nobcheese.

  • jiffypop6672

    I am featured in these pictures. I am the white guy in the snow with the blue toboggan kissing my wonderful boyfriend. We are celebrating our one year anniversary next month! Intergaycial love is something special because it overcomes all prejudices. It has made me stronger as a person due to having to endure the realities of racism and homophobia in our world – especially living in the south in the US. Anyways, follow me on instagram if you’d like: @jiffypop6672 ????

  • DarkZephyr

    God how I wish Queerty gave us a muting feature so we never had to see posts from certain people ever again.

    @jiffypop6672: Its a beautiful picture, Jiffypop. I am very happy for the both of you. Very attractive gentlemen! :)

  • Wingfield

    If your on Instagram look up the hashtag #intergacial . Hundred of couples, it’s awesome.

  • Wingfield

    Make that #intergaycial

  • money718

    Do blacks and Asians date each other? Just asking.

  • vive

    And the clueless headline reminds us that racism is alive and kicking. Really guys, the expression “love is blind” means you don’t see someone’s faults because you love them. Do you really think of race as a “fault”?

  • vive

    @Dxley, you keep outdoing your own assh*olery.

  • masc4masc

    Very interesting how black and Asian guys that say “White guys only” in their profile text are automatically viewed as “open-minded” and “colorblind” because they date interracial, but the White guys that simply like to date other White guys are automatically labeled “[email protected]”.

  • frubino

    Pretty pictures are so surreal. Interesting pose and touch each other p?esudk?.
    But who knows what exactly is the Love? Real love does not exist, because people judge others who will love and who can refuse true love. We are 2x blind enough.

  • odawg

    @Dxley: I suspect you are single and will remain so in the near and distant future. Get yourself some help or better yet go watch Fox News. That should be more up your alley.

  • frubino

    Pretty pictures are so surreal. Interesting pose and touch each other prejudices.
    But who knows what exactly is the Love? Real love does not exist, because people judge others who will love and who can refuse true love. We are 2x blind enough.

  • tdh1980

    @masc4masc: Most of us who view such language as offensive don’t care from whom it derives. As a black man, I find it doubly upsetting when other men of color choose to express their desires in such terms. The message doesn’t change because the messenger is in a different skin.

  • JennyFromdabloc

    @masc4masc: 100% correct

  • gskorich

    is love blind or does preference have anything to say? when people say they like black guys or only date asians is that because their love is blind to people of their own race or that they prefer the company of black guys or asian guys? i myself have dated the color of the rainbow because i am more attracted to a guys personality and demeanor.

  • odawg

    @tdh1980: Bingo

  • odawg

    @Merv: It isn’t the norm.

  • masc4masc

    @tdh1980: Not true. I’ve definitely noticed that Blacks and Asians get a pass and are automatically viewed as “colorblind” when a lot of them are the furthest from it.

  • dan4equality

    Thanks vive – been waiting to say something about this awful headline all day. It does equate being of a different race or age with being flawed. We should be beyond this by now.

  • adventuretime

    @masc4masc: wtf? what kind of skewed sample are you “noticing” this from? Black, Asian, Latino or whatever guys who say “white only” are called exactly what they should be called: prejudiced. I don’t know anyone whose calling these guys “colorblind,” and if so, they have a warped sense of reality. Please don’t try to pass your racism off onto other people

  • masc4masc

    @adventuretime: You meant to direct your unnecessary hostility at Graham. He’s the one that assumes these couples are all examples that “love is blind” simply because they’re all interracial.

  • stranded

    Gingers and Asians, now that’s a hot pairing.

  • Billy Budd

    I see beauty in all colors and I have dated or had relationships with guys from practically all races and ethnic backgrounds.

  • babybabybaby

    @Dxley: So silly…. grow-up….

  • babybabybaby

    REALLY SWEET…

  • KiraNerysRules

    LOL! Even interracial gay couples look alike! Cute.

  • DarkZephyr

    @vive: I just assumed that they meant “color blind” as in a person who doesn’t chose their mates based on skin color.

  • DarkZephyr

    @gskorich: *thunderous applause* That is me as well. Skin color is not a big consideration for me when I date. I don’t only date white guys and I don’t fetishize men of color. I don’t care what color your skin is, if you are a great guy, you are a great guy.

  • DarkZephyr

    @masc4masc: “Get a pass” from who though? Other Asians and blacks?

  • vive

    @DarkZephyr, the implication that someone would have to be colorblind to date someone with a different skin color seems even worse.

  • DarkZephyr

    @vive: I think its a matter of how you spin it inside your head I guess. I personally don’t think not worrying about skin color when you choose a mate is a bad thing.

  • masc4masc

    @DarkZephyr: From anyone who automatically claims those couples are “color blind” or more “open-minded”/”progressive” than others simply because they’re interracial, which couldn’t be further from the truth. But a White guy that prefers other White guys is just a [email protected]

  • Merv

    @odawg: Maybe not the norm everywhere, but in my circle it is.

  • JustaThought

    Personally, I liked that picture of the two guys that seem to be really into each other…
    Come on guys!!! The one with the two guys that are in the picture…
    The whole point of this photo journal was to find the two hot guys right?
    It’s the picture of the two guys.
    Eazzy Pezzzy

  • DarkZephyr

    I am not sure why the word “[email protected]” is not allowed on here, especially under articles where the word is most likely to be used in the course of conversation.

    @masc4masc: As long as you aren’t a douche about your preference and you don’t otherwise treat non-whites badly you aren’t r*cist. Having romantic and sexual preferences isn’t [email protected] In my opinion such people are closing themselves off to potentially awesome relationships, but that doesn’t make them [email protected] I don’t think its inaccurate to call people who are open to relationships with those outside their own ethnicity “open minded” though. Now granted, you are correct, its not overly “open minded” if a person in an interracial relationship is ONLY attracted to people who are of the same ethnicity as their partner. I have seen white people say “blacks only” and I wouldn’t call that “open minded”, but again, that by itself is not r*cist unless they add something like “because I can’t stand other white people”. But if a black person or a white person says “I am open to all races” then that, in my opinion, could be accurately described as “open minded”. Over all though, I actually agree with you about something. Imagine that!

  • DarkZephyr

    @masc4masc: By the way, the reason I asked you about “getting a pass” was because I know that at least in the case of several of my Black friends, being black and insisting on ONLY dating white does NOT get you “a pass”. lol

    A black man that I dated in the past had revealed to me that he was exclusively attracted to white guys. And when I inquired as to why that was merely out of curiosity, he replied “because I am sick of dealing with Black drama!” I am not sure what “Black drama” was in his eyes but those were his exact words. I never approve of racial (or sexual) profiling, even in a tiny measure and by someone OF the race that they are profiling. There is no reason to assume that just because someone is black, there will be some sort of “drama” so I considered him r*cist against his own people and I lost interest pretty quickly.

  • enlightenone

    @Tackle: Slam!!!

  • masc4masc

    @DarkZephyr: Exactly. I have a buddy that dated this black guy that made Bryant Gumble look like Malcolm X. I’m not always the most politically correct guy around, so being around him was especially challenging for me. When he spoke, it was like he was trying to sound like Keanu Reeves in Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure. There seems to be a lot of assimilation and overcompensation with those types. Just doesn’t always seem all that diverse or “blind”, but of course Graham hasn’t let that stop him from turning this intellectually dishonest logic into yet another argument about how gays are superior to heteros.

  • vive

    @DarkZephyr, “But if a black person or a white person says “I am open to all races” then that, in my opinion, could be accurately described as “open minded”.”

    Unless, for example, they are open to all races with the proviso that they look like models, are under 25, share a hatred of “fats and fems,” and don’t let any “ugly” people, or non-trendy people, or non-wealthy people, or non-New Yorkers, etc., into their clique of friends. :) I have seen plenty of guys who are into all races who can still be described as the most closed-minded douches you’ll ever find.

  • DarkZephyr

    @vive: Good point! I will definitely give you that.

  • Kangol

    Great photos. Just a reminder, but [email protected] can be of ANY race, often multiple ones.

    Also, “interracial” doesn’t always mean white + _______! There are black, asian american, native american, arab american & non-white latino people in relationships with each other. Important to show those too!

  • Domonique Fuller

    I think that of interracial, different body types,diffrent faiths,LOVE IS BLIND, so long as it’s the good blind :)

  • Dave Basora

    At least you guys are posting some variety in your pics, thank you for that. Unlike the advocate which is sticking with its monochromatic twink obsession.

    Suggestion if I may? Try different body types and women too.

  • Alan David Smith

    i am looking forward to seeing ted2 and x-men apocalypse. if you would be the type to enjoy either or both of these movies why would i care weather your black, Asian, or any other color. but most of the time for me i don’t think in abc terms.

  • Jesus Garcia

    Gay love is a constant reminder of blind love. Stating that interracial mixing is an added factor makes it seem a little racists…. I might be over analyzing this, but this is my interpretation.

  • Marcos Villareal

    Is inter-racial dating the new face of white privilege?

  • Josh Copeland

    Marcos Villareal: Yes. Exoticizing and appropriating at the same time.

  • Danny Ray

    I love this article and photos of fellow interracial couples out there! I, too–am involved in a social online dating with a handsome and gorgeous white guy–whom I have fallen in love with very deeply! Wish us the best of luck!!!

  • Milton Appleby

    My husband and I are an interracial couple. We’ve been together for 16 years, married for 1. He is also ten years older than me. There are so many differences between us which I love. It makes us a very dynamic unit.

  • Jim Buccini

    lol. That’s the stupidest thing ever. It’s like saying that these guys don’t mind their partner is a different race…. As if no one would actually be attracted to someone with a different racial background.

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