Survey Shows More White Women Interested in Dating Black Men

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Figures collected from popular dating site reveal that more and more women are now willing to transcend racial barriers in relationships.

In what is being viewed as an indicator of dissolving racial barriers, a sizable number of white women on the dating scene today are open to the idea of seeking black partners. An analysis of figures collected through a survey carried out on popular dating site,, has revealed that the number of women who prefer to date black men has risen in comparison to previous years.

As part of the survey, a total of 4,000 USA-based members were quizzed about their racial preferences in choosing a partner. Of these, a sizable 29.6 percent said that they were open to the idea of dating black men. During a similar survey conducted last year, 25.1 percent women had responded in the affirmative to the same question. The 4.5 percent increase in the number of white women open to interracial relationships establishes that people are becoming more and more accepting of those with different skin colors and racial origins. This sense of acceptance is no longer limited to social engagements but also personal relationships.

This growing acceptance of interracial relationships can be largely attributed to the fact that younger generation, born in the 80s and beyond, has been raised in a multi-cultural environment where people from different cultures have made a mark in the field of sports, music, entertainment and literature. Besides, as norms of residential segregation become obsolete and people from different races share neighborhoods, the idea of judging people for their character and not their race has become more palpable. The unparalleled success on online dating platforms such as speaks volumes about the evident decrease in racist mindsets. The site set up in 2001 today boasts of over 1,280,000 members.

Over the years, has evolved as a close knit community of like-minded people with a special emphasis on promoting interracial dating and cementing interracial relationships. It helps people expand their outreach and meet prospective partners from different cultures and parts of the world.

About was started over 14 years ago with the goal of encouraging and sowing the seeds of interracial relationships. For more information, visit

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