Race dating study
But the results are more specific than that: men who believe in racial “colorblindness,” or men who claim to somehow not see race at all, are less likely to want to date women of color at all.
Sure, we’d all like to think we’re open to dating anyone as long as they’re a good person, but studies from OK Cupid and Facebook tell a much different story about how people actually behave.
-- White women prefer white men; Asian and Latina women prefer them "even more exclusively" Are we collectively innocent of racism because no one can really choose who they’re attracted to, or are these results the symptoms of a greater societal ill?
says that white men who make a big deal about how much they’re open to dating women of color are actually not really that open to dating women of color.
Rudder looked at millions of OKCupid interactions between 20, involving more than 25 million people, and charted out the racial and gender preferences he found.
To do this, he studied how people rated potential dates in Quick Match, a feature that shows you profiles one at a time and asks you to rate them on a scale of one to five or skip them.