It seems like half the atheist activists I know are on OKCupid, including our own Miri Mogilevsky, and the women in particular have sometimes posted some of the appalling messages they get from men on the site. Apparently it would be much worse if they were Asian. Here’s a tumblr full of messages Asian women routinely get from creepy white men. Like this one, which was written in Chinese:
“Chinese women always tell me they like white men the best, why do you think that is? Chinese women tell me, white men are the greatest, they have the most money and the most power, and Chinese women really enjoy bringing happiness to men with money and power, especially for white men! Many Chinese women, when they see that I am a white man, fall in love with me like they are crazy! But, my standards are very high, only the most beautiful, most knowing how to serve a man Chinese women catch my interest. As a white man, I can have any Chinese woman, but miss, I am only interested in you! You should be so happy!”
And when he got no reply he sent this:
“You didn’t reply, why? Could it be that you don’t want a white boyfriend? It can’t be!”
And it can’t be that you’re a raging racist asshole. And then there’s this poor sadsack:
It’s not fair! It’s not, it’s not, it’s not! (Stamps feet and holds his breath for a really long time)
Well I don’t know about her, but mine are.
It’s just so hard to believe that this guy hasn’t found a girlfriend yet. And here’s a whole exchange:
Yes, clearly she just hates her culture. She can’t possibly hate you for being a racist douchebag. It goes on and on like that. Sometimes I am just left flabbergasted at the behavior of my fellow men.