Racial preferences in the dating world

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Here is a sample sentence: “ Rates of inter-racial marriages thus capture both preferences and socio-geographic segregation.” Huh?) Anyway, here is what I found in 23 years of interviewing singles, and I will attempt to communicate in my best “non-academic” language.And whether underlying that attraction, or lack thereof, lurks some kind of prejudice?

At the same time, he knew friends who were attracted to men and women outside of their own race, but they felt like it was too taboo to pursue anything because of pressure from parents or other reasons.

Perhaps most surprising is that among men, all racial groups preferred another race over their own.

AYI analyzed some 2.4 million heterosexual interactions—meaning every time a user clicked either “yes” or “skip”—to come up with these statistics.

It generally manifests in more subtle ways, according to Denton, like not replying to a message from someone in the list of racial groups you don't fancy. When I interviewed men about their experiences with sexual racism, predominantly they discussed these very periphery, hard to see, hard to identify feelings of exclusion characterised their online experiences."Denton said his research has found guys who rated low have come from historically marginalised groups.

He surveyed nearly 2,000 men across Australia asking them to rank how attractive or unattractive they found particular racial groups. The least were Asian, Indian and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders."That to me represents really compelling evidence that this is not a matter of preference because if this was a matter of preference you would expect a degree of randomness," he said.

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