Where do you turn as soon as your family’s own racism that is internalized past an acceptable limit?
Growing up in a little Kansas city, I experienced slim pickings when it stumbled on the dating pool in senior high school. These people were all similar variations associated with exact same trope—white, handsome, and athletic. Diversity had been tricky to find. My biggest heartaches had been on the males I’d meet during holidays invested during my father’s hometown of Punta del Este, Uruguay.
My highschool sweetheart had been a wonderful All-American guy—but we’d absolutely absolutely nothing in accordance, besides our taste in music. (more…)