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 Posted: 2010-02-06 03:58 am
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heymary wrote: I watched an interesting show lately on Tyra Banks in which they had a panel of straight people and a panel of gay/lesbian people.  The purpose was to discuss homophobia (I think the title was something like "is gay the new black").  One of the issues voiced from an African American on the straight side of the isle was that it is completely inappropriate to compare racism and homophobia.  I have had African American friends who have voiced the same sentiment.  I believe the reasoning is because African Americans can not hide the color of their skin. 


 

That's just ridiculous! Gay is the new black! This is becuase us gays are shunned from society just like black people once were, it has nothing to do with color or orientation. Both were/are shunned from society and that's why it's the same!



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