So for them, there's a great incentive to embrace the ambiguity. A similar gap was found among children of Latino and white parents 40 percent of women identifying as biracial, vs. But when a woman's racial make-up is something you can't quite pin down, it's often perceived as intriguing or sexy. Looking at three years— to —it includes information on more than 37, mixed-race college freshmen. Newly published research suggests the answer depends, in part, on whether you're a woman or a man.
Willa. Age: 20.
If society is going to label you as "black" or "Latino," calling yourself biracial may not have a large effect.
Kathleen. Age: 28.
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It suggests the perception of young mixed-race men is that they—unlike their female counterparts—are reflexively viewed as minority-group members, with the decrease in status that implies. But when a woman's racial make-up is something you can't quite pin down, it's often perceived as intriguing or sexy. A large-scale analysis of college freshmen finds that, among students with one black and one white parent, 76 percent of women refer to themselves as biracial, compared to 64 percent of men.