In the “kink” community, you will find subgroups providing to interests that are specific fetishes. Within these spaces that are safe individuals can easily show their alternate desires among like-minded people who won’t dismiss them as weirdos. While many may seem extreme, they’re mostly innocent and damage nobody. Nevertheless, some fetishes garner more attention that is controversial and “race play” is certainly one of them.
Mollena Williams, an internationally understood and respected writer, lecturer and authority on competition play, describes it as “a type of consensual, intimate role-playing when the real, identified or assumed racial/ethnic/national identities for the individuals are especially the main focus for the scene.