I find it curious that African-American women are all lazy unwed welfare-cheating baby-making machines and African-American men are all violent drug-abusing absentee fathers RIGHT UNTIL they are standing in the way of gay rights, at which point they become socially conservative homophobes who can’t see past their religious family values. If you’re going to scapegoat people of color for all the world’s problems, at least make your stereotypes consistent, ya know? C’mon.
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But I have to wonder–where have these white gays been during the multiple ICE raids that have happened across California for the last two years? What is their position on those raids? Do they think that there are no LBGT folks being rounded up?
Do they know that in Arizona, they are just joining the crowds of people who don’t have rights, rather than leading the way? Do they know that women in Arizona without proper documentation don’t have the right to go to the doctor if they are sick?
Do gay white folks really feel that their vote for Obama is them being held responsible for 500 years of violent racism?
Why is it that when communities of color attempt to hold white folks responsible to organizing rhetoric, we are dismissed, cast as divisive, angry, hostile, etc and actively denied a place at The Table–but white folks hold communities of color responsible to organizing rhetoric and suddenly they have appearances on CNN, MSNBC, NPR and fucking Stephen Colbert? That is, it’s *news*.