Schlessinger said "If you’re that hypersensitive about color and don’t have a sense of humor don’t marry out of your race".The other day I got a comment from “Brenda” about my High-Achieving Black Women and Marriage: Not Choosing Or Not Chosen?He was so peeved about what he called the de-sexualization of Asian men in films (in Hollywood as well as porn industry) that he produced his own porn film called ." Reader, I challenge you to count the number of Asian male romantic leads in major American (non martial arts) films on more than one hand. It still has a large influence on our choice of romantic partners, even as a white man i can see this On one hand, it's certainly true that black women and Asian males are the two groups most often left out in the cold due to interracial dating. That is, I believe that most Asian males would GLADLY date and marry white women if they could.I'm just starting to see a change on the small screen (thank goodness - and we need more! The More Things Change, The More They Stay The Same? On the other hand, I don't believe most black women are keen on the idea of dating or marrying white men. Maybe what you're observing can be explained by the theories I mentioned at the end of the post.White, Asian-American, Native American, Latino, Middle Eastern, Pacific Islander and black men all wrote back to African-American women at about a 20% lower rate than they did to all other races and ethnicities!
Interracial Marriage The Pew Research organization recently published a report on interracial marriages (Marrying Out) using data from the 2008 U. Census Current Population Survey and one striking statistic jumped out at me.
The same gender difference show up in interracial sex. Review of Economic Studies 75, 117-132 Copyright 2010, Linda R.
In a major sex survey of over 3000 people called Sex in America that was done twenty years ago, ten times more single white women than single white men reported that their most recent sex partner was black. Asian males are notoriously absent, which could be due to their general lack of interest in participating in these films, but Asian Studies Professor Darrell Hamamoto sees it differently. Young, All rights reserved Very interesting article, it is amazing how though we claim to live in a society where the color of our skin doesn't matter.
Interracial marriages in general have been rising exponentially since state bans on them were lifted in 1967 - but they haven't been rising at all evenly.
A breakdown by race (self-identified) and gender turns up one glaring difference.