The mixed-race advantage in online dating

Over the past few years, there has been a great deal of research energy devoted to untangling the racial hierarchies in online dating, where white men and Asian women seem to come out the top. However, in a new study released yesterday, researchers say that in some cases multiracial daters are even more desirable than those of any single racial…

Source: qz.com

What “11 Things to Keep in Mind Before Dating a Black Woman” Video Teaches Us About Interracial Dating in America

Interracial dating is everywhere, both in the media and in real life. Americans see multiracial families and couplings on Scandal, the Mindy Project, Modern Family, and a multitude of other

See on www.bustle.com

How Your Race Affects The Messages You Get « OkTrends

  • Black women write back the most. Whether it’s due to talkativeness, loneliness, or a sense of plain decency, black women are by far the most likely to respond to a first contact attempt. In many cases, their response rate is one and a half times the average, and, overall, black women reply about a quarter more often that other women.
  • White men get more responses. Whatever it is, white males just get more replies from almost every group. We were careful to preselect our data pool so that physical attractiveness (as measured by our site picture-rating utility) was roughly even across all the race/gender slices. For guys, we did likewise with height.
  • White women prefer white men to the exclusion of everyone else—and Asian and Hispanic women prefer them even more exclusively. These three types of women only respond well to white men. More significantly, these groups’ reply rates tonon-whites is terrible. Asian women write back non-white males at21.9%, Hispanic women at 22.9%, and white women at 23.0%. It’s here where things get interesting, for white women in particular. If you look at the match-by-race table before this one, the “should-look-like” one, you see that white women have an above-average compatibility with almost every group. Yet they only reply well to guys who look like them. There’s more data on this towards the end of the post.

See on blog.okcupid.com

No More Race – Blog

See on Scoop.itMixed American Life

Getting beyond race, and accepting that there is no such thing.

See on nomorerace.wordpress.com

Native Appropriations: You Heap Fine Valentine, and HOW.

Via Scoop.itCommunity Village World History

Via nativeappropriations.blogspot.com

Ellen Pompeo, Colorblindness, and Interracial Relationships on The View

Via Scoop.itMixed American Life

“Pompeo is drinking deep from the colorblind kool-aid.”   “…be ruthless in rooting out your own personal bigotry.”
Via www.isthatyourchild.com