But one black Irish blogger isn’t standing for it anymore. When you sexualise us you don’t make us feel beautiful.
I wasn’t brought to this world to explore your sexual curiosity and I do not exist to fulfil your sexual needs. ‘Over the last few months, since I downloaded Plenty of Fish, Tinder and OK Cupid, I’ve been experiencing this kind of attitude.
Of course, mixed race couples should be just another unremarkable type of romantic partnership, but for a country which only very recently introduced same-sex marriage into law, we are still waking up to the diversity of our population and their wants and needs.
With our changing cultural landscape and a modern demography with such a rich blend of race and religion, dating outside your race is no longer uncommon.
I think this is because in Ireland interracial relationships aren’t as common as other places.’ She says that the reason many men approach her is because sex with a black woman is seen as something new – unlike men in places like London or New York.
You make us feel like an object that you will eventually get bored of and toss out after having derived maximum pleasure from us. Because when you sexualise us you are merely reminding us that you don’t actually see us. ‘This isn’t just black women though – it’s Asian women too.