"Racial bias feeds into every single aspect of our social lives," he said."So it's not surprising that we would find the same types of racial inequality that we see in society broadly, in people's sexual and romantic lives as well.""No one likes to be called a racist but the reality is that we are living in a world that has been, for centuries, one based on systems of racial inequality - so it's the legacy of those systems that we're seeing play out today and exist in our private lives".
While racial bias is "highly prevalent", Denton said his research showed that very few gay and bisexual men made that preference explicit in their online dating profiles - about four percent.
Perhaps most surprising is that among men, all racial groups preferred another race over their own.
AYI analyzed some 2.4 million heterosexual interactions—meaning every time a user clicked either “yes” or “skip”—to come up with these statistics.
Seriously, most of us have a preference (or two, or three), but have you ever stopped to think why you're attracted to certain people and not others?
In general, men responded to women about three times as often as women responded to men. All men except Asians preferred Asian women, while all except black women preferred white men.
And both black men and black women got the lowest response rates for their respective genders.
Then he went into self-deprecating mode: “See, that woman right there [insert random acquaintance he knows] is my type of woman. It’s like a combination of complaining, not being confident enough in what he brings to the table and judging women based on their preferences equate to this annoyance of a concoction. In other words, he counts himself out of the race for her heart before the “Go! Each and every time I ask him to elaborate on why he feels this way, it all goes back to how she looks, how she dresses and the life that she appears to live from the outside looking in.
I’m not going to sit here and pretend like we all don’t want that ride or die mate.