When OKCupid crunched the numbers again in 2014, not much had changed: Though more people said they were That type of racial fetishization applied doubly to people who identified as multiracial.
"Those of us who are ethnic minorities who identify as multiple races are marginalized by the race we physically look like," he wrote.
If this statistic is any indication of the online dating community in general, then it means everyone's getting a little more passionately progressive.
Preference was measured by how often and in what order men and women responded to messages they received from other users.
In a country where the number of people who identify as multiracial has grown substantially and 93% of multiracial people identify as white and black, what does dating data show about them? Researchers analyzed data collected between 20 from a major online dating website and combed through 6.7 million messages exchanged between heterosexual men and women.