One night while searching the extremely popular gay relationship application Grindr, Sinakhone Keodara discovered a person profile with only one quick descriptor: вЂњNot thinking about Asians.вЂќ
That day that is same he received a call from a pal on the reverse side regarding the nation, whom, like Keodara, is Asian United states. The 2 guys started referring to the language that is exclusionary had recently seen in the software.
Keodara, whom immigrated to your U.S. from Laos in 1986 now lives in Los Angeles, decided he wished to do something. Therefore he took to social networking week that is last announced intends to bring a class-action lawsuit against Grindr for just what he called racial discrimination.
вЂњPlease distribute my necessitate co-plaintiffs to all the your homosexual Asian males inside your life which has been offended, humiliated, degraded and dehumanized by Grindr enabling homosexual white males to publish within their pages вЂNo Asians,’ вЂNot thinking about Asians,’ or вЂ we do not find Asians appealing,’вЂќ Keodora penned in a tweet. вЂњi am suing Grindr if you are a reproduction ground that perpetuates racism against gay Asian [men].вЂќ