Friday, March 14, 2014

Does Race Matter When it Comes to Acceptance of Same Sex Couples?

I found this issue of race fascinating after an ad ran for Honey Maid Graham Crackers, showing an image of a happy white same sex couple. In, the argument was that the white gay couple is more acceptable to the outside world than other couples of different races:

Here's the clip:

So does race matter?


Just as a lesbian couple is not as threatening as a gay couple, white couples are not as threatening than other races.  After all, we live in a racist, as well as homophobic, culture...and we live in a sexist, classist, abelist culture.  I could go on.