Racism in dating world
“White women prefer white men to the exclusion of everyone else — and Asian and Hispanic women prefer them even more exclusively.” “Men don’t write black women back.” Their gay data reads the same: “Blacks get fewer responses.” Have you closed your browser and crawled into a hole to live out the rest of your days unencumbered by society and its bullshit yet?
If you think they’d respond better to pictures, attach a few tumblr and twitter memes to that outgoing message.
To those saying "No fat, no fem, no asian, bo black" on their #Grindr/#Tinder profiles, I say "No thank you".
#Gay #Racism #Body Shaming 😠 pic.twitter.com/lbu9z CHANn— Amir Ashour (@Amir Lemina) January 23, 2017In a study published in Archives of Sexual Behavior, Australian researchers found that 64 percent of men find it acceptable to “state a racial preference” on an online dating profile, yet only 46 percent of study respondents said that these preferences didn't bother them.“While society is generally pretty comfortable condemning racism, there has been a surprising reluctance among people — gay or otherwise — to challenge racialized sex and dating practices,” said Denton Callander, the study's co-author, to the Daily Beast.
Here’s the thing K(ar)en, the problem isn’t the children. I don’t even see color, except for red, which is the color of the blood I previously mentioned.
The problem is: authority figures not being taught how to non-violently assess and handle non-compliance; a system set up to capitalize on the imprisonment, endangerment, and death/murder of people of color; people of color being labelled “disrespectful” and “thuggish” for challenging authority, but when non-POC do it, they’re exercising their rights; black/brownness being read as “immediate threat” and “deserving of punishmemt: regardless of behavior; militarized security gauards in schools; non-POC not batting an eye at a child being thrown to the ground, assaulted, pushed up against walls, punched until bloody, kicked in the ribs, shaken by the neck, and — I hate to be the one to tell you this, K — it’s because that child is not White. We’ve heard it all before: “Isn’t #Black Lives Matter divisive? Bob Marley said it best: let’s get together and feel alright. ” This would be where you’d drop your links and titles.