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Interracial Dating

Southern Gay Men and Interracial Dating

Glenn Garner | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay 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 07.29.2014 | Gay 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.

The Question I Never Want To Answer Again

Andromeda Turre | Posted 05.06.2014 | Women
Andromeda Turre

I'm pretty sure there is no box for that. You might need a suitcase for all of that. And knowing that will not likely help you to relate to me, understand me or know me any more than you did five seconds ago.

8 Questions Interracial Couples Are Tired Of Hearing

Grace Buchele | Posted 02.15.2014 | Women
Grace Buchele

As the "white" half of a Japanese-American couple, I noticed some of the same questions keep popping up again and again. After a quick chat with some other interracial couples, I realized my experiences were not unique.

Meet Your First Black Girlfriend And All The Things You Shouldn't Say To Her

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Meet NYC-based writer and comedian, Akilah Hughes. She is your first black girlfriend. Akilah has a few things to say in the ways of love, interracial...

All About Corey Haywood's Racist Rants Against Black Women

Bryan Cain-Jackson | Posted 02.04.2014 | Black Voices
Bryan Cain-Jackson

We need to be having a conversation about heritage, what it truly is to be black, looking at ways as a society to stop being a slave to these stereotypes that exist about us -- we are a great people with a great story of endurance that isn't yet over.

Sticky Situations: Why Don't Hot Asians Want Each Other?

Justin Huang | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Justin Huang

There is a certain uncomfortable undertone to all of this, and I need to ask it: Do hot Asians feel like they have to "graduate" to white people? I'd prefer not to think so. What if there's just a naturally common attraction between Asians and whites?

Black Women, Interracial Dating, and Marriage: What's Love Got to Do With It?

Tiya Miles | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices
Tiya Miles

Whiteness has been a privileged and prized identity in the U.S.; our national culture has made it this way. So when black men select white women and de-select black women, they are doing so in a context of charged racial meanings.

What the 'Mixed Kids Are Always So Beautiful' Meme Really Means

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 10.22.2013 | Parents
Marcia Dawkins

As a professor and author who studies diversity and communication, not to mention a multiracial individual and future parent, I'm interested mostly in what's hiding behind questions like "what are you, exactly?"

WATCH: White Men On Why They Married Black Women

OWN | Posted 08.21.2013 | OWN

Men open up about their interracial marriages

Is Interracial Romance Still Scandalous?

Angela Onwuachi-Willig | Posted 07.24.2013 | Black Voices
Angela Onwuachi-Willig

As the hit series Scandal continues to show us, despite the increasing rate of interracial marriage within the United States, interracial relationships are still frequently represented as dirty little secrets -- relationships to be hidden rather than shown with pride.

Race, Religion Not An Issue On Dating Scene, But Men Hate This: POLL

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Black Voices

April 9 (Reuters) - Race and religion no longer seem to be an issue when it comes to dating, but body odor and a mustache on a woman are likely to b...

WATCH: How To Interracial Date

Posted 02.15.2013 | Comedy

Hannibal Buress has some advice for non-black people who want to ask out a black person: Do it. Do it already. In fact, he's such an advocate that ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Red States Reign In Hunt For Interracial Love

Posted 10.11.2012 | Black Voices

What's black and white and red all over? Half of InterracialDating.com's list of the top 20 states where singles are looking for interracial love. ...

'The Words' and Swirling in Hollywood

CC Stinson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Entertainment
CC Stinson

Hollywood often ignores pleas for more diverse casting and continues to deny the negative impact it has on society as a whole. Seeing more diverse couples on screen makes the subject easier to discuss around the dinner table.

Interracial Dating in 2012 and What Paul Ryan's Ex Means

Nicole Balin | Posted 11.06.2012 | Women
Nicole Balin

Ryan's party affiliation -- and his seeming political shift from his days of crossing the racial divide and rocking to Rage Against the Machine -- got me thinking. Have attitudes about interracial dating changed for the new generation?

So, He Likes You Because You're Asian

Vivienne Chen | Posted 09.09.2012 | Women
Vivienne Chen

How do we, as Asian women, deal with an overall decent, respectable guy who doesn't just like Asians, but likes us because we're Asian? Is it really a dealbreaker?

Lana Del Rey's Latest: "National Anthem" or National Nightmare?

Marcia Dawkins | Posted 08.29.2012 | Home
Marcia Dawkins

These images suggest that the time for multiracialism is now. But is it really? Does today's focus on multiracialism mean that we're finally seeing the end of racism? Or does it mean that racism has simply been made over?

New Census Analysis Finds Gay Couples More Likely To Be Interracial Than Straight Couples

Posted 07.28.2014 | Gay Voices

A new analysis of 2010 U.S. Census data has found that same-sex couples are more likely to be interracial or inter-ethnic compared to their heterosexu...

Being Brown in the 'Burbs: No Burnt Crosses, but a Few Cross Looks

Melanie Coffee | Posted 06.13.2012 | Black Voices
Melanie Coffee

I should have known by the look in his eyes. The middle-aged white man looked at my chocolate self, then to my light-skinned baby and back to me. "Excuse me," he said walking closer. "But is his father white or Asian?"

Do Teens And Parents Disagree About Interracial Dating?

Posted 04.06.2012 | Teen

A new Anderson 360 study on teens and race revealed a major generational divide between adolescents and their parents. The study found that some paren...