Tag: Dating

Dealbreaker: He Has An Asian Fetish

Love this piece by Lena Chen: Though I could excuse his penchant for cultural appropriation, I couldn’t overlook his peculiar dating history. All of his exes, I soon learned, were Asian. A handful of data points aren’t enough to constitute…

Dealbreakers

I am unhealthily obsessed with GOOD’s Dealbreakers features — it’s nice to see articles that discuss boundary-drawing without finger-wagging “you’re so shallow” commentary. Because you know, I also won’t date anyone who is anti-choice, or who insists that their dog…

The deficient single woman

Chally is a former Feministe staffer. She writes at Zero at the Bone. I’m really quite troubled by the centring of romantic/sexual relationships at the expense of all other ways of organising lives. Right now, I’m going to explore this…

Love, Sex and Interracial Dating

Over at Racialicious, Latoya is hosting some amazing roundtable discussions about race and dating. You can find them all here. Our own Holly is featured in the Asian roundtables (parts one, two and three), and Lauren and I will both…

Diversity in Dating

Cindy majors in linguistics/philosophy, classics and ancient Mediterranean studies, and English at UConn.
I’ve had some head-scratching moments about why I always dated white men – as I disdain white men who fetishize Asian women. I’d be pretty horrified to find out that I am a white male fetishizer. So why I have always dated white men? Because I’m surrounded by them.