Originally posted as “What drives online dating preference? Race or class?” by Sidney in “Fyooz” at interracialdatingcentral.com on 31 Jan
fewer people choosing mates who are outside their race
Yes! Most of us support interracial relationships… and the number of supporters keeps rising. So why is it that when it comes to online dating, fewer people are choosing mates who are outside their race? Why are online daters hesitant to date interracially despite studies showing growing support and growth in interracial relationships? Continue reading →
The idea of interracial marriage for all Americans is catching on.
Marriage across racial and ethnic lines continues to be on the rise in the United States. The share of new marriages between spouses of a different race or ethnicity from each other increased to 15.1% in 2010, and the share of all current marriages that are either interracial or interethnic has reached an all-time high of 8.4%.
The upward trend of intermarriage is many decades old. In 1980, fewer than 7% of new marriages were intermarriages, less than half the share now. Among all marriages, the share of intermarriages in 1980 was about 3%.
Findings from a number of recent Pew research surveys show that just as intermarriage has become more common, public attitudes have become more accepting…
Read on at http://www.pewresearch.org/daily-number/intermarriage-on-the-rise-in-the-u-s/