The comments all go to my spam folder now (I have a personal policy about keeping hate speech off the site), but he still keeps ’em coming.He’s clearly one of the douchebags that Shanghai Shiok author Christine Tan once referred to as “taking up way too much discussion space on the Internet.” Still, his comments got me thinking, White men have always been seen as the default in interracial dating. That’s one of the reasons I started this site — I got tired of NOT seeing voices like mine out there, showing the world that, yes, Western women can love Chinese men (and have a hell of a good time doing it).He contends, "Yeah, and I think [ideas about desirability and otherness are] influenced by our culture and media, and our history." As a Black woman, these kinds of conversations on desirability and otherness are a bit taxing and a quite hurtful. What's also very real is new trends in Black women dating Asian men--not because each feels undesirable to the world, but because each are desirable to one another.
According to various studies, millennials certainly see race much differently than every previous generation in the US.The study also observed a clear gender divide in racial preference with regards to marriage: Women of all the races which were studied revealed a strong preference for men of their own race for marriage, with the caveat that East Asian women only discriminated against Black and Hispanic men, and not against White men.Several studies have found that a factor which significantly affects an individual's choices with regards to marriage is socio-economic status ("SES")—the measure of a person's income, education, social class, profession, etc.Let’s face it, while Black and Asian couples are one of the fastest growing interracial combinations, there are certain Asian ladies who are not very likely to date Black guys, as well as certain Asian women most likely to date Black guys. It’s also true that certain Black guys are not very likely to date Asian women, so it’s really a two way street.When considering any interracial relationship, there are always those men and women who are open to dating other races and those who are more likely to stick to their own race.