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> you have a sexual preference? In other words, you immediately discount someone based on qualities they were born with and have no control over. That by definition makes you a sexist

No it doesn't.

Depends on who you ask. Americans increasingly believe otherwise. Here's an anecdote https://www.thedailybeast.com/no-blacks-is-not-a-sexual-pref...

You can find someone who will say anything, but that's still simply not the definition of sexism.

Yes it is.

Sexism is prejudice or discrimination based on a person's sex or gender.


prejudice or discrimination based on sex


prejudice, stereotyping, or discrimination, typically against women, on the basis of sex


prejudice or discrimination based on sex or gender, especially against women and girls.


actions based on a belief that particular jobs and activities are suitable only for women and others are suitable only for men


What definition of sexism are you using where discriminating against what sex you want to date isnt sexism?

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