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02-Oct-2018 05:04

OKCupid "banned him for life", saying that there was no place for hate when you're looking to find love.

The dating service urged anyone aware of white supremacists on the site to report the offending accounts.

After receiving some light push back on their announcement, OKCupid expanded on their decision, saying that the people associated with this ideology may not have the best on-site behaviour.

The correlation between misogyny and racism is well documented, especially in these frightening times.

"We believe that by matching patriotic and political viewpoints as a base foundation of the relationship, it will allow one to focus on what really matters -- conversation, commonalities, and if all goes well, courting.Being with someone who shares the same core standards is absolutely essential if you're truly searching for a real, life-changing relationship." The website has attracted controversy after its launch as people realised it only accepts straight people. Others mocked the site after working out that the usernames "whitepower" "hitler" and "putin" have been claimed, as the website says "username is in use. Other usernames in use include magaforever1 and Daddy Trumps Girl.One user with the name "Gayintruder555" wrote "hello fellow straights please tell me this is a joke" in his profile.Another dating site for Trump supporters, Trump Singles, launched in 2016 but was back in the public eye this week thanks to its new rival.