For example, on Quora I have read answers by far East Asian women stating that the average white woman is better looking than the average Asian woman.
I was brought up to believe that I was not in anyway inferior to anyone else as it carry on the legacy of racism from the British empire.
Then again, the demographics of my clients are probably a bit skewed towards upper-middle class white people.
Money quote: The researchers found that most women speed daters said yes (meaning they’d like to see a man again after the four-minute speed date) less often to men of another race than they did to men of their own race.
I’m a bit surprised at men’s openness to interracial dating.
Yes, these daters clearly discriminate by race and height and looks and other superficial qualities, but they also temper these biases once they get to know one another.” People who are terribly picky in choosing partners online will relax their standards if they spend just three or four minutes talking to someone at a speed dating session. It’s because I frequently find that my students say some problematic, frightening, and downright erroneous things to resist seeing themselves as people of color who are oppressed.These include but are not limited to the following: I bought into all the nonsense Asian Americans are taught to believe about our identities, our histories and our present in this country.When she finished explaining the idea, complete with relevant examples, my response was captured in a singular exclamation, "Whaaat?! Few researchers have ever tread that bumpy terrain." For those of you also in the dark ages: In a nutshell, the Asian fetish is commonly ascribed to White males who serial date Asian women. We like to think of ourselves as enlightened and racially conscious. In my previous post, I explored the idea of racial microaggressions, and how the notion of an enters the picture, and in some cases specific groups such as Asian women may become targets.