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“As a result, if you don’t think about dating outside the race, then you very might well may wind up single.” The book, “Interracial Relationships between Black Women and White Men,” includes real stories of romantic relationships – from dating, marriage to divorce – between black women and white men.
For example, there’s the story of Celeste, a 29-year-old woman who never considered dating outside her own race but when she did, she found her relationship with a white man to exceed her expectations.
The more we interrogate our choices a bit more online, then, just maybe, love won't be too far off.
“There are far more black women than there are black men in this country, and that’s been for some time,” said Cheryl Judice, a sociologist and adjunct faculty member in Northwestern University’s School of Education and Public Policy.
A few weeks ago a girlfriend of mine, who happens to be a black woman, sent me a screenshot of an exchange she had with a man she came across on an online dating app.
And as if it wasn't interesting enough, black African men were unlikely to contact black African women.
So, if black men aren't even looking at sisters in Australia based on these stats, the chances of dating within one's race (by preference) take a significant hit.
I also met people that had specific racial preferences, and either dated only within their race or specifically sought out people of another race.
For LGBT international students, moving to Australia from a country with an oppressive regime and a conservative approach to sexuality can be a freeing experience but it doesn't come without its challenges.
It's hard enough being judged online, but to be dismissed because of your race seems rather harsh.
Surely, it's the same as preferring brunettes or tall men, right?