We’re in the midst of a cultural sea change to one of the most central institutions in the life of the nation.
American attitudes on interracial relationships have taken an enormous step forward in the last two decades.
“All the dating data I’ve seen fits Ok Cupid’s pattern: black people and Asian men get short shrift,” noted an Ok Cupid study from 2014.
Vu, who went through Y Combinator with two separate startups before launching Color Dating, said that the online dating experience — particularly for quick-swipe apps like Tinder — can be frustrating for minorities.
Now such sentiments are relegated to shadowy Internet message boards and corners of right-wing talk radio.
Color Dating aims to facilitate more positive messages around interracial dating.
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?
We employ a Speed Dating experiment that allows us to directly observe individual decisions and thus infer whose preferences lead to racial segregation in romantic relationships.
Females exhibit stronger racial preferences than males.