White girl dating an indian guy

22-Jun-2014 14:01

A Chinese friend tells me that she often gets messages from men telling her how much they love that she “looks like a cute Pokemon.” She finds that as offensive as people telling her they don’t want to date her because of her race.

It’s similar to how Sarah feels: “I can understand people making cultural assumptions, but in a dating context it seems to be purely objective.

You’ll also get the odd comment from racists who just want to tell you how much they don’t like your skin.

One of the most telling incidents occured more than a year ago when a friend was using online dating site OKCupid.

No matter how much fashion designers put ethnic models on catwalks, the majority of magazine covers, movies and adverts show white women.

It's why Barnett says that men desire white women, and the OKCupid data reflects that.

this white standard of beauty, and all of the subtle influences and consequences it causes.

The website looked at research from five years ago - which showed most people prefer to date within their own race - and compared it to current data. According to OKCupid, Asian and black men receive fewer messages than white men, while black women receive the fewest messages of all users.

The one thing we do all agree on is that it comes down to society.

In Western culture, there is still a 'white' beauty standard.

Simply, it's what is going on in society, and what's been happening for decades.

The worst part is that for so long, we’ve just accepted.

[sic] Obviously you don’t have the same level of education.