Asian male online dating
The app’s data proves that black women and Asian men are the demographics on which the highest number of people swipe “left,” thereby rejecting them.
By distilling dates down to a profile picture and a swipe, Tinder encourages users to act on their knee-jerk reactions, and that lightning fast process lights up corners of our minds we haven’t fully grappled with as a society.
America’s first Asians endured discrimination from whites who felt their jobs were stolen, so their effeminate clothes, alien languages, and smaller physical features became targets.
Early American media birthed the Yellow Peril, a treacherous imp who sought white women and white lands.
The algorithm-based sites of the early 2000s now look obsolete, and for millions, dating has been boiled down to one essential question: “Is this person hot?
The modern incarnation for stereotyped black women is the plainly-named “angry black woman.” Stereotyped as hot-tempered, independent narcissists in our culture, and in our popular media, this image has been damaging to the cultural collective; in 2016, Anni Ferguson wrote in the how black females are statistically diagnosed with mental illnesses more than twice as often when compared to white women.
telling that two unique demographics are ostracized on several different dating platforms.
Basic knowledge of human history, particularly American history, reveal where and how the alienation of black women and Asian men began.
“Asian, Latin and white men tend to give black women 1 to 1.5 stars less, while black men’s ratings of black women are more consistent with their ratings of all races of women,” he wrote.
The most highly-rated groups of women by men were those of Asian and Latin descent, with white women not far behind.