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Some people find gay and interracial couples disturbing. Here’s Honey Maid’s response…

Apr 4, 2014 By Abraham 8

Last month, Honey Maid released an ad positively featuring gay and interracial couples…

Afterward they were of course flooded with negative comments online…but not only negative comments. In response to the public’s reaction to their ad, they created this…

8 Comments

  1. Andrew says:

    A little annoyed every time I see interracial relationships (like mine) linked to gay marriage. Apples and oranges, my friends!

  2. Paul says:

    Okay, let’s be honest, “Andrew” is probably not in an interracial marriage. But I think he is right on principle to say something about gay marriage.
    And of course the people who get left behind in all this are the children. Can you imagine what it is like to be a kid who grows up with gay or interracial parents? Politically incorrect question, but one that needs to be asked.

    1. Sarah says:

      Any difficulties a child might face with gay or interracial parents are due to society’s ignorance, period. There is no way that you can blame two people who love each other and want to spend their lives together for wanting to share their love with children. The fact is, the definition of family has expanded over time, and it is extremely close-minded to think that only two people of the opposite sex and same race should have children together. Unless they are taught otherwise from an early age, children are often more tolerant and open-minded than adults, so again, ignorance is causing the problem. And I’m guessing children of gay or interracial parents grow up in environments that are much more loving and supportive than say, children of divorced parents, children of alcoholic parents, children of abusive parents, or even children of workaholic, distant parents. Those are much bigger problems than having two daddies or having a mommy and daddy who have different ethnicities. But if you still doubt me, here’s some research:

      “Researchers at Melbourne University in Australia collected data on 500 children across the country and found that kids growing up in gay and straight families matched pretty equally when it came to self-esteem, emotional well-being and the amount of time they spent with parents; but when it came to overall health and family cohesion, the children of gay parents did even better than the national average.”

      Or this:

      “On the basis of a remarkably consistent body of research on lesbian and gay parents and their children, the American Psychological Association (APA) and other health professional and scientific organizations have concluded that there is no scientific evidence that parenting effectiveness is related to parental sexual orientation. That is, lesbian and gay parents are as likely as heterosexual parents to provide supportive and healthy environments for their children.”

      I could go on with studies about interracial parents, but I’ll stop here. And yes, Andrew, interracial families are not the same as families with gay parents, but both are “outside the norm,” so to speak. Hopefully in another 50 years, this won’t even be an issue.

    2. Andrew says:

      “Paul”, if you had actually clicked on my name before making the comment, you might have saved yourself a little embarassment.

  3. Yobi says:

    Gay people need to stop associating Gay issues with interracial relationships. It’s offensive. Not legitimately but strategically, I can see why you would want to go there. You think it will help your cause but It might hurt more than it would help. I know it made a difference for me and not in a good way.

  4. Rich says:

    I hate gay and interracial relationships. Stick that in your liberal pipes and smoke it. I’m sick of seeing white women with black monkeys.

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