His reply isn't really steeped in the idea of service, but rather in the idea that because spaces for nonwhite people exist, spaces for white people should also exist.
"It’s our right to have this business," he told Dewey.
Ok Cupid, one of the largest dating websites in the US, compiles data on its "matches" between its members.
In 2009, Ok Cupid found that white men get the most responses from potential mates.
The reason people are talking about the dating site is that there doesn't seem to be a need for it.
White people still represent the majority of Americans, and in the dating world, there are benefits to being white.
"If we want equal rights in this country, it has to be equal rights for everybody." If you poke around the Where White People Meet website, it feels like the shell of something that hasn't found its footing.
Rudder doesn't believe it's outright racism that drives this trend.
He wouldn't say how many of those registrants ultimately paid the per month typically required to become a full-fledged member (there is a special -per-month trial offer advertised right now).
With a lack of activity on the site but plenty of mainstream news coverage of its existence (the Chicago Tribune, Time, and the Washington Post are among outlets that have written about it), it seems like Where White People Meet could very well be an attempt by Russell to cash in on outrage.
This sounds like a story which should be on The Onion, but unfortunately it’s not meaning it must be deadly serious.
Beautiful is a dating and networking site with a specific niche it has carved out for itself.