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Interracial Dating

#ThisIsLoving: Celebrating Multiracial Love and Relationships

Ken Tanabe | Posted 06.10.2016 | Black Voices
Ken Tanabe

At this moment, there is a White House petition to officially recognize Loving Day. That recognition would be deeply meaningful to tens of millions of multiracial Americans and families. It would be a historic celebration of an underrepresented community.

7 Stories About Interracial Dating For Anyone Who's Ever Been In Love

The Huffington Post | Kyli Singh | Posted 05.05.2016 | Black Voices

Interracial marriages are on the rise and the growth is expected to continue, according to a 2015 Pew report. Despite increased visibility, there is s...

I Fell in Love With a White Man, And It Made a Lot of Black People Mad

Ama McKinley | Posted 04.18.2016 | Black Voices
Ama McKinley

A love like this is unadulterated -- and not subject to the angers and judgments and fears and ignorance of people nor nations. Because, in case you haven't heard, #LoveWins.

Interracial Couple Faces Their Families' Biases On New Reality Show

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 04.19.2016 | Black Voices

Briana Garcia, 24, and Adam Hammons, 36, endure prolonged stares, judgment and even racial slurs all for the sake of love. What cuts the interracial c...

Allow This Poet To Brilliantly Explain Why Fetishizing Black Women Is Never O.K.

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 03.09.2016 | Black Voices

Many black women can remember a time when they've been made to feel less like a human being and more like a sexual object, and a Minnesota-based slam ...

The Love That Now Can Speak Its Name

Irene Monroe | Posted 02.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Irene Monroe

History has shown us that people will fight for love's integrity, even when it is against popular opinion, violating both state and federal laws, and possibly causing them their lives.

How to Date (Black) South African Girls

Christopher Clark | Posted 01.08.2016 | World
Christopher Clark

I sometimes wonder how many people are scared of the idea of cross-racial dating or relationships by all of this nonsense - all the assumptions, stereotypes and judgments that they would have to deal with from other people. It's sad really.

Is Blasian Dating an Answer For Single Black Women?

EBONY.com | Posted 11.13.2015 | Black Voices
EBONY.com

Is Blasian romance the answer to Black women's dating woes? Absolutely not. But it is, at least, a fresh perspective to add to those conversations.

(Black) Girl, Unnoticed

Amanda Bennett | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices
Amanda Bennett

For all the black girls who have ever pined for a white boy, only to be degraded or denied the opportunity to have a respectful and public relationship, I can say only one thing: it's not your fault. It's never been your fault.

Black Virgins Are Not For Hipsters?

Jenee Darden | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts
Jenee Darden

Black Virgins Are Not For Hipsters is the play I've been waiting for. In her one-woman show, actress and writer Echo Brown, 31, powerfully shares her personal experience of love, sexuality, interracial dating, abuse, race and so much more.

The One Thing We Need To Stop Saying To Biracial Couples

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.29.2015 | Black Voices

"You are going to have the cutest mixed babies!" That statement is one that YouTube vlogger and host of MTV News Decoded, Franchesca Ramsey, says that...

Interracial Couples Share The Insults They’ve Experienced In Insightful Photo Series

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 10.06.2015 | Black Voices

Interracial dating shouldn’t be taboo, but some people who date outside their race are sometimes ostracized. Donna Pinckley told The Huffington Post...

7 Things Everyone Should Understand About Interracial Relationships

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 08.12.2015 | Women

Nearly 50 years after Richard and Mildred Loving took on America's anti-miscegenation laws, partners of different racial backgrounds no longer need to...

Romeo On Criticism Over White Girlfriend: 'I've Dated Girls As Black As Akon And As White As Casper'

The Huffington Post | Brennan Williams | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

Earlier this year, Romeo Miller made his relationship with Toneata Morgan public as the actor-rapper introduced the pageant queen to TMZ after leaving...

Here's The Truth About Interracial Dating... Mostly

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.30.2015 | Comedy

Interracial dating "can be a little tricky," comedian Phoebe Robinson says. So she explains the pitfalls and objectives in this "Mostly True" video...

Couples of the Future

Amanda Roosa | Posted 03.08.2015 | Women
Amanda Roosa

Of course I'm happy when I see interracial relationships. But I'm also bitter because I know many of them are doomed from the start. One side gives in too much or not enough. I want to see more compromise.

Addicted's Bille Woodruff's 'Naked' Ambitions

Brandon Judell | Posted 12.15.2014 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

A faithful adaptation of erotica queen Zane's million copy bestseller, the romancer showcases the posteriors of William Levy, Tyson Beckford, and Boris Kodjoe as they try to satisfy Sharon Leal's Zoe, who's suffering from a hardy case of sex addiction that's destroying both her marriage and career.

Asian-American Men: Hunks of Burning Love or Wimps With Small Wieners?

Ama Yawson | Posted 12.10.2014 | Black Voices
Ama Yawson

It is high time that we end bullying against and stereotyping of Asian-American men and start celebrating them! I contacted Ranier Maningding, the innovator behind the wildly popular blog The Love Life of an Asian Guy, and he described in detail the bullying that he's experienced as a result of being an Asian-American male, and how he's overcome it.

Why Won't Western Women Date Chinese Men?

Jocelyn Eikenburg | Posted 11.18.2014 | Impact
Jocelyn Eikenburg

When I think about how a racist caricature from Hollywood gets tossed around among expats as a symbol of Chinese men -- and Westerners from around the world harbor consistently negative views of Chinese men -- I realize there's a dark side to this whole discussion.

Southern Gay Men and Interracial Dating

Glenn Garner | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Glenn Garner

I notice the all-too-familiar hums of gossip coming from the corner. Their whispers and stares fail to attain a level of subtlety. Although it's not uncommon for gay guys to judge each other, this time is different. Their gossip is aimed at the interracial couple who just walked through the door.

Black and White in Gay Cape Town

Jeremy Helligar | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Jeremy Helligar

The implication: It was OK to kiss me in the hallway of a dark club on Saturday night, but he wasn't interested in me as a multi-dimensional human being or, presumably, being seen in public with me in the harsh, unforgiving light of day.

Why We Aren't Changing The 'Once You Go Black' Headline

Danielle Cadet | Posted 06.23.2014 | Black Voices
Danielle Cadet

I work in the media and I write about race. It's a lethal combination that leaves me open to unsolicited feedback and criticism and, sometimes, racist...

Once You Go Black...

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 04.22.2014 | Black Voices

Some say that, "once you go black, you never go back." And when it comes to love, some celebrity relationships validate that claim as perfectly. Th...

The Truth About Being In An Interracial Relationship

Sarah Thomas | Posted 05.18.2014 | Women
Sarah Thomas

The thing that makes me the saddest about the politics of interracial dating -- which can be just as functional and happy as dating within your race -- is that it pits us against each other. Who is the "us" here? Women.

Miss Universe 1997 Brook Lee on Mixed Race Couples & Children | SPEAK UP WITH JIMMY (VIDEO)

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 05.08.2014 | Impact
Jimmy Nguyen

In 2012, a Pew Research Center study reported that 15 percent of all new marriages in the U.S. (in 2010) are interracial; there are now 4.8 million interracial marriages in the U.S., accounting for 1 in 12 marriages.