This alleviated the feeling of being overwhelmed and helped him get to know the person he was interested in. Maltempo says women occasionally made assumptions about him based on his race. His approach was to emphasize his interests he and his girlfriend are both big fans of Radiotopia podcasts ; and keep his profile short but interesting. Montecillo ended up including his ethnicity on his profile, but he removed it after an exhausting period where he received a response about once in every eight or nine messages. Tao Liu, a doctorate student in counseling psychology at Indiana University, has measured how Asian American men experience gendered racism. He first joined Match.