The results, published in the , also discovered a clear racial hierarchy is present in the response process."Simply stated, white women prefer white men over non-white men, while white men prefer non-black women over black women," they write in their paper, ."Being black on the dating market - particularly being a black female - means that one's invitations are most likely to be ignored.
Rudo says itis not racist to be attracted to one race over another, it's just a preference.
When Han Song first met Sophie in a pub, he thought she was gorgeous ... "I thought oh well, I'm Asian, probably she's not interested." He was wrong. Han had only dated Korean women in the past and thought dating a white woman was "a fantasy".
Sophie found Asian men attractive but says it was shared values that was most important.
The world around us is full of choice, but do you find yourself only dating a particular type?
This week, Jenny Brockie hears from people who have particular racial preferences on who they are attracted to and why.
We find out what science and sociology have to say about our sexual desires and look at whether racial stereotypes are at play – and whether that matters.Presenter: Jenny Brockie Follow @jenbrockie Producer: Elise Potaka Follow @elisepotaka Associate Producer: Sarah Allely Follow @billiebites Associate Producer: Susan Cheong Follow @cheong_susan A study by sociologists Jennifer Lundquist and Ken-Hou Lin from the University of Massachusetts found that in online dating, people are more likely to contact someone of the same racial identity as themselves.All Categories Action & Adventure Animation Arts Business Comedy Documentary Drama Educational Events & Specials Fantasy Food & Cooking Game Show Health & Lifestyle Horror Kids Music News Reality Science Science Fiction Sports Suspense Talk & Interview Tech & Gaming Travel All Networks Amazon Prime Amazon A&E ABC ABC Family AMC Adult Swim BBC BBC America BBC Two Bravo CBC CBS CTV Canal+ Cartoon Network Channel 4 Cinemax Comedy Central Discovery Channel Disney Channel Disney XD E!Rudo is a black woman who has never been attracted to black men.She's always dated white men and eventually married one.She says she enjoys the physical contrasts between herself and her husband.