Racial preferences in dating in may 2016
The researchers asked over 2,000 gay and bisexual Australian men how they felt about race and dating through an online survey.These men also completed a region-specific version of the Quick Discrimination Index (QDI), a standard survey instrument that measures attitudes on race and diversity.Christian Rudder, the creator of Ok Cupid, published in his book Dataclysm, which reviewed metrics of multiple dating websites, that white users are more likely to be messaged or responded to than their nonwhite counterparts and that black women and Asian men are the least likely to be messaged or responded to.
It could be race and religion and regional identity. Having a racial preference becomes a problem when you won’t even consider dating someone because of their race. I am a 24-year-old first-generation Nigerian American.
I’m sure we’ve all heard or probably even said a statement similar to this.
There are also facts that back up that there is a disparity in “attraction” between different races.
They analysed the message reply rate based on gender and race.
The results they came out with were very interesting to say the least.
Here is a collection of perspectives, with some editing and condensing.