‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

“Looking at 2014 data, dating website OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder wrote that user data showed most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, Asian men fell at the bottom of the preference list for most women. Listen to the full segment by clicking here.”

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One Comment on “‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

  1. Racial discrimination has a role in every aspect of our lives as a nagging reminder that racial hierarchy exists and where one aligns based on assigned identities given. The strange thing that continues to surface is these assigned identifying characteristics have been created to place people inside categories that dishonor both value and honor. Who am I, if I do not fit inside the role assigned to me? Who am I, if what I feel does not align with the projection of who another needs me to do? How does racial hierarchy been you?

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