Asian men dating outside their race
Most importantly, people of color do not have the social power or influence that white people have when they use harmful stereotypes to reject entire groups of people.
Nor are there systems in place that enforce the idea that white people are undesirable.
Likewise, Asian men were ranked as the least attractive group by most women.
These stats echo the historical degradation and defeminization of black women’s appearances in racist media as well as the stereotypical feminization of Asian men in television and movies.
The grim tale is, of course, a dramatization of an interracial relationship gone awry.
But it does illuminate problematic dynamics that can occur in these situations.
Is it racist to say that you’re just not attracted to a certain race?
As the story progresses, he finds out that Rose has had a rolodex of black ex-boyfriends whose brains her family has removed for their personal use.
These sites were, in fact, created as safe environments for people of color seeking partners with shared cultural experiences.
For example, the dating app Dim Mil was founded to preserve religious and marital customs for South Asian people.
In fact, if you’re a white person who’s only ever attracted to white people it’s probably worth examining any internalized feelings you have toward people of color.
There’s a fine line between thinking someone is cute or sexy as an individual and lusting after someone for their skin color and the attributes you assume come with it.