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He also shaved his head and, apparently, that threw my friend for a loop. The actor who’d given me his head shot as soon as he learned I was a TV writer. I have a lot of friends in interracial relationships. After we were seated I asked him how many black girls he’d dated. “I don’t want to be part of your chocolate fantasy.”“Uh …

She raised an eyebrow and slurped on her vodka cranberry. I’m black and my friend Kim is white, as was the guy in question. The real estate agent I’d met at the LACMA summer jazz series. Translation: I’d never do it but I think Halle Berry’s pretty. What if I were part of some Dixieland fantasy of his? “Because maybe black girls are your thing,” I said. Another time, my boyfriend got a call from his ex-girlfriend. I’m not exaggerating when I say white people stared at us as we walked down the street. If we had them, they would be “multiethnic” or “biracial” or “mixed heritage.” All terms that annoyed me. Maisha Closson is a TV writer living in Los Angeles. If you have comments or a true story to tell, email us at [email protected]

“I’ve had a drunk guy in a restaurant come up to me and my partner at one point and say, ‘Congratulations, I really admire what you’re doing.’” Getting a clear picture of the number of interracial relationships in this country is difficult.

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“People don’t see interracial relationships as ‘normal’, even if people wouldn’t directly go up to your face and attack you,” says Chess Law, a 19-year-old student from Ballymena whose parents are originally from Shanghai and Hong Kong.

“A lot of white people in particular don’t see it as normal.

He was a youthful black man who had moved to Ireland from Nigeria when he was nine. From the moment their union was forged, the young lovers’ came under a hydraulic press of neighbourhood gossip, disapproving friends and constant sideways glances.

“If looks could kill,” Otukoya says, “I’d probably be dead at this stage.” Not everyone uncomfortable with a romance between a black man and white woman was as tactile.

What of Ireland, though, a country with a relatively short history of pluralism and diversity.

This is a nation where marrying another kind of Christian was once the stuff of backyard gossip and condemnation, forget throwing other religions, cultures and races into the mix.

“That guy over there.”I was talking to my friend, Kim, as we sipped cocktails at a bar in Hollywood.

The musician who serenaded me at the Dresden between Marty and Elayne’s sets.

“Being called a ‘n***er lover’, being questioned by family, being made fun of.

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