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It’s not racist, they insist, it’s just their preference and nothing can be done about it.
Regardless of their own origins, or preferences, they looked overwhelmingly more at the white people in the room.
Another demo paraded sparsely clad models and asked them to give scores.
This was the tone employed by the sample of British singletons who formed the focus of One man, Jordan, who had been happy to proclaim his preference for “white girls”, also said he’d never slept with a woman larger than a size 12.
However, I was interested to note that this size-based prejudice prompted a perfunctory, but still significant, self-chastisement on his part.