Curious dating headlines

Her personality and hobbies are exactly identical to mine: she listens to Beyoncé, practices yoga and is a self-described health enthusiast.

She’s looking for the same type of guy as me: at least 5’9”, athletic build, college educated with no kids.

Here’s how Stephanie fared in one week compared to me.

Stephanie’s in-mail messages were generally crafted better.

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The troubled company, which has faced an onslaught from online rivals such as Amazon, is struggling to raise the £9million it needs to secure its future.

At the end of it all, of the men who had initiated some form of interaction, there wasn’t a single guy whom I would have picked for a date.(Crown), confirmed in hard facts what many heterosexual, single Black women already suspected about the online dating game: the odds are stacked, and not in our favor.On the Ok Trends blog, Rudder reports, “82% of non-Black men on Ok Cupid show some bias against Black women.” Rudder goes on to say in his book that this means, “being Black basically costs you about three-quarters of a star [out of five] in your rating, even if you’re at the top.” Rudder’s findings certainly back the lackluster experience that I’ve endured on online dating sites, but even despite the cold hard data, I couldn’t help but wonder if other races of women really get more love.Stephanie would have ended up watching Netflix alone on a Friday night, just like me. So yes, even though there is a pervasive discount applied against Black women online, maybe the result of it doesn’t matter all that much in real terms.