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Yes, people are often attracted to others with similar backgrounds, but must you factor that so decisively into your algorithms, ye dating sites of little faith?For now, Maya's filtered her preferences on the dating apps she still uses to only see people of color, hoping to avoid some of the disconnect she's previously experienced."Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and to me Tom's the perfect, handsome prince." She added: "I'm just so pleased to have been able to meet him, and I'm head-over-heels in love." The pair are now planning an intimate wedding for friends and family and have already begun writing their own vows.They have also received a free honeymoon to Borth in Wales, courtesy of The Ugly Bug Ball.A spokesman for the site said: ''This is our first engagement, and we are obviously delighted for them both.''We offered them the trip to Borth because we have a company caravan there and wish them every success in the future.'' The Big Short, the film adaptation of Michael Lewis' book of the same name about the causes of the financial crisis, opens in UK cinemas this weekend.
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.
As you'll see, the "I'm going to assume or wonder if you're this ethnicity, then say something asinine about it" technique is clearly alive and well."Men have said dumb sh*t to me about Kama Sutra," Maya B., 25, a queer woman of desi descent who identifies as a first-generation American and second-generation Indian, tells SELF.
Maya, based in New York City, works in the racial and economic justice spheres, specifically when it comes to gentrification.
And when she still encounters ignorance, she has a genius game plan: "I usually wax eloquent about [things like] my work, racial justice organizing, and Black Lives Matter...until they feel overwhelmingly uncomfortable, and then I never speak to them ever again." Lots of praise hands emojis for you, Maya.
An incredible clip from April of this year tackled this issue, branding it "sexual racism." Note: This is way different from having preferences.