I’d met my share of white men looking for a “Nubian goddess” (their words, not mine).Or the ones who believed that Black women would offer some kind of freaky, wild sexual experience.Of course, women of all races have to deal with BS online. But women of color lack that extra race-based privilege, which can cause some mind-bogglingly stupid reactions from people in the online dating world."As a plus-size black woman attempting to find a suitable mate or at least a date, the results can be pretty sad," Christian S., 30, a Dallas, Texas-based fitness blogger and the creator of The Plush Cyclist, tells SELF.She's tried out Tinder, Plenty of Fish, Ok Cupid, and I mean, not every white guy has a “David Duke cock” right? I had to constantly be on guard, preparing myself for their racist comments. I knew there would be a point where I’d have to talk about why I could say n***** and they couldn’t.
‘I’ve had it from a number of people – maybe seven or eight out of 10 men will comment on the fact I’m black.century phenomena that has gained popularity in the last decade.While online dating has maintained a slight stigma, it has become normalized in the last few years.On the topic of online dating, race will always come up.Numerous studies have shown that when it comes to online dating and even offline dating, race matters.