Racial biases are usually negative, but sometimes they involve giving preferential treatment to particular types of people. So the good news for white men and Asian women is they are the most sought-after demographics on dating sites. Additionally, Asian, Latino, and white women all respond more frequently to white men. Maybe these guys are just really smooth talkers. Although black women responded the most positively toward black men, all other races responded the least to this demographic. And all men, regardless of race, responded the least to black women.
One crappy October morning, I was sitting at my desk in the production office for the film I was working on pretending to be busy , when I opened a link from a friend to an OkCupid blog. When I read the results, all I could think was: Everybody hates black women! Men answered messages from other women—Asian, white, Hispanic, everyone—with average reply rates between 42 and 50 percent. Black women like me? Only 34 percent. Even among black men we came in last. The data made me feel hopeless about finding a partner.
I hoped his next words would describe some persistent attraction to short, loud girls who always had to be right. I wanted his type to be one of the many elements of my personality. Even the obnoxiousness.
CNN There may be plenty of fish in the sea, but when it comes to dating, birds of a feather flock together. It was NOT our decision to pull the billboard. What a shame. Will have another soon.