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Interracial dating: “People kept asking ‘where is she from?'”


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by Filomena Kaguako
28th Feb 2021

Read time: 7 mins

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Has society become more tolerant of the idea of dating interracially?

With diversity on the rise, what struggles do interracial couples continue to face today? Filomena Kaguako speaks to three couples about their experiences.

The vast majority of stories reported on interracial couples highlight the struggles that come with dating interracially. They centre on the micro-aggressions interracial couples find themselves on the receiving end of and the countless incidents of racism and unfair criticism. However, with diversity on the rise and intercultural mixing becoming more common practice, what struggles do interracial couples continue to face today? Has society become more tolerant of the idea of dating interracially? How do...

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