Dating culture and ethnicity

To understand this phenomenon, we first have to define it.The term “sexual racism” has roots in the 1970s and was defined by Rutgers University professor Charles Herbert Stember as the “sexual rejection of the racial minority” and “the conscious attempt on the part of the majority to prevent interracial cohabitation.” Modern usage of the term frequently refers to racial prejudice that’s disguised as “just a preference” on dating apps and in real-life social settings.User data found that most men rated black women as less attractive than women of other races.

The influx of mobile dating apps with the “swipe” functionality has made the process of selecting potential romantic partners a lot more shallow.

The normalization of sharing racial preferences online has spurred a range of questions surrounding race and dating.

Is it racist to say that you’re just not attracted to a certain race?

Deltas(s) from OP CMV: Incels may be correct about ethnicity being a huge disadvantage in dating and relationships in the west ( self. Didn't live in the worst part of my city but definetely not the best.


There is a very real reason why light skinned black women are treated as more attractive by the American media than dark skinned black women, and no matter how uncomfortable that is to acknowledge it is something that still exists.

That being said, exclusively dating members of a different race than your own is usually some creepy fetish shit or pure racial stereotyping (such as thinking Asian girls are submissive).


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