Oct 6th, 2009 by ravi
Race and Romance

When I first started looking at first-contact attempts and who was writing who back, it was immediately obvious that the sender’s race was a huge factor. Here are just a handful of the numbers that illustrate that:

The takeaway here is that although race shouldn’t matter in messaging, it does. A lot.

The really troubling numbers come towards the end of the post (linked to above), for e.g: white women and men strongly prefer (at 54% and 40% respectively) to date someone of their own colour. There is humour here as well: the above chart demonstrates that Indian men are so universally reviled that even Indian women do not want to date them! ;-)

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