Rudder looked at millions of OKCupid interactions between 20, involving more than 25 million people, and charted out the racial and gender preferences he found.To do this, he studied how people rated potential dates in Quick Match, a feature that shows you profiles one at a time and asks you to rate them on a scale of one to five or skip them.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.
But I do think the — that fact that race is a sexual factor for so many individuals, and in such a consistent way — says something about race’s role in our society. Interracial dating and marriage are more popular today than they have ever been.According to various studies, millennials certainly see race much differently than every previous generation in the US.Speaking about her love life, Holly said: 'I dated a few Asian dancer friends of mine, and then it kind of just all went from there,' said Wolf.'I solely find [Asians] much more attractive than white guys' Explaining the abuse she receives, Holly said: 'They can be really persistent until I literally have had to say, "Look, you're not my type. I've had people just call me all sorts of names after rejecting them.'They just get so angry to the point where they'd call me a w**** and a s*** and, 'Oh, I didn't like you anyway.''She added: 'Racism is still really prevalent which I find just shocking considering how global we all are now.