White lesbians and straight men show the weakest same-race preference, followed by gay men, while straight women show the strongest same-race preference.
It’s been a few years since the term “sugar baby” began circulating the internet, but the world has not yet tired of the concept.
Women respond only to men of similar or more dominant racial status, while nonblack men respond to all but black women.
Significantly, the authors find that education does not mediate the observed racial preferences among white men and white women.
White men and white women with a college degree are more likely to contact and to respond to white daters without a college degree than they are to black daters with a college degree.
This trend is going on mainly within middle class marriages.