Dating tips for asian men
My dalliance with Tinder lasted for four weeks before I boarded up the account and returned to the world of low-tech, meat-and-potatoes courtship.
This was especially true of white users and women users.
Had users become more open-minded in their dating practices in the past half-decade?
The data suggested a different narrative: Their biases had become even more pronounced.
In a crowded bar or coffee shop, one might—with an opportune —manage to scale the barrier of race, or at least be politely entertained, but this feat proves more difficult on dating apps and websites.
The anonymity of online dating allows us to discriminate freely without the guilt associated with point-blank rejection.
Instances of Asian males featured as a romantic lead can be counted on one hand.
European beauty standards remain the dominant aesthetic in our culture.
Those who identified as politically conservative were more candid in their same-race preference than liberals or moderates.
As cultural authorities, magazines and television help define the boundaries of human beauty.
The appeal of certain features may stem from some biological imperative, but for the most part physical attractiveness is as manufactured as trends in fashion.
And if the studies are to be trusted, Asian men face the steepest climb.
A speed-dating event was organized at Columbia University to examine the behavioral patterns of participants.