From there, the experience is Tinder-like, with swiping and matches. ” Maybe I wasn’t clear, but what I meant to explain is that overtime, I felt like the racial judgment against me wasn’t necessarily a bad thing.Users can pay for premium features like unlimited likes — Tran said Color Dating is already profitable. It’s hard, if not impossible to control who you’re attracted to and didn’t mean they didn’t like me as a person.He wants users to talk to likeminded folks that feel similar to them “without feeling completely alone in their world.” “Tinder is really about the hookup culture,” he said.
Given the prior stats, you can see how this is unusual.When the majority of one's interactions with members of the opposite sex are devoid of romantic possibility, it's easy to internalize the perception that one is not sexually attractive. It can breed bitterness and frustration - accusations that Asian women are betraying the race, and racial epithets in their direction like 'banana' - yellow on the outside but white on the inside. I'm rooting for John Cho in the new ABC sitcom ' Selfie'.He cited experiments that showed Asian males getting significantly fewer “matches” than Caucasian males and studies that demonstrated how difficult online dating can be for black women.“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.It's frustrating and emasculating for Asian males.
It's much easier for a White male to date an Asian female, than for an Asian male to date a White female.
And no, preferring to date someone of a particular race isn't in itself racist.
"Beauty is a cultural idea as much as a physical one, and the standard is of course set by the dominant culture," Rudder writes.
According to Ok Cupid, white females are 38% more likely to respond to a White male than an Asian male.
Asian women marry outside the race at twice the rate of Asian men.
That was two months ago — since then, Color Dating has attracted more than 30,000 users and quite a bit of positive feedback.