As a blogger in the interracial marriage space, I’ve heard all sorts of rumors about other cultures and races here in America, with all sorts of explanations for why they behave the way they do–particularly Asians.

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That’s what this Reddit community that was passed along to me is all about.

It’s full of links, research and anecdotes of how hapa (half Asian, half white) offspring experiences.

People are weird about race in the dating world, though, and despite wanting to come off as progressive and open-minded, many dating app users still have racial biases.

In 2009, showed that women of all races overwhelmingly wanted to date people of their own race, while non-black men didn't want to date black women and non-Asian women weren't interested in dating Asian men.

"I definitely see the ' No Asians' or ' No Latinos,' but also ' Into smooth Asians' or into 'sexy Latino men,'" he told Many users speak of their ambiguous ethnicity being used as a pick up line, either through direct questioning or comments like, "You look so exotic." "I don't typically get messages that come off as flirtatious or fetishizing me right off the bat, but some people will message me being like ' What's your mix? It's a question many mixed race people are familiar with, a subtle code for "Why don't you look the way I think you should? Alyssa*, 25, a woman of Japanese and white heritage, used OKCupid before she got into a long-term relationship.

" To avoid dealing with that, some mixed race people put their "mix" right in their profiles, in hopes of fending off those questions. While on the website, she put her racial background on her profile.

There’s so many parallels with this dynamic when you line it up with the black community and intermarriage for example: Black men date and marry interracially (particularly white women) at twice the rate of black women.

Asian women have the highest rates of intermarriage.

As a biracial person and the creator of the hashtag, I've experienced this firsthand.