Darker skinned minorities are often looked down upon within their own culture.
Certainly, it’s not uncommon that people choose to date or mate people that look like them — both on paper and in features.
The woman immediately reported him to Ok Cupid and has since got in contact with the police.
On many accounts, especially some like Grindr, the version of Tinder exclusively for gay men, people contain many degrading slogans in their bios such as “no oldies,” “no fems,” and “no fatties”.
One woman decided to expose a man who tried to pursue her in the worst way.
While going through her messages, one Black woman received a message from a white man whose jungle fever quickly turned left.
That being said, things aren't much better for other women of colour either: black women have to contend with being denied entry to clubs, and if this shocking tale of a mixed race girl’s Tinder match telling her to bleach her skin is anything to go by, racism is alive and well online.
I wasn’t sure what to expect: it was almost like I was in the throes of the break-up all over again wondering 'will anyone fancy me?
He complimented her legs and then expressed that he wanted her.
RELATED: The 8 Most Ridiculous Reasons Not To Date Someone Once she turned him down he called her every name under the sun including racial slurs and misogynistic remarks.
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you will know that Tinder and the host of copycat apps that have followed it, have revolutionised dating in the digital age.
Forget meeting someone while you stand at the bar – you can meet them when you nip to the toilet, while you’re scrolling through Tinder on the loo instead. Having been in a relationship for the past two years, I missed the moment when dating apps arrived onto the scene.