Blacks Support Gay Marriage

Uncle Luke, the man whose booty-shaking madness once made the U.S. Supreme Court stand up for free speech, gets as nasty as he wants to be for Miami New Times. This week, Luke explains why blacks are cool with gay people tying the knot.

When he announced that he backs gay marriage, President Barack Obama killed the old stereotype that most African-Americans are homophobic. Today, more blacks than ever — about 39 percent, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center — have no problem with people of the same gender getting hitched. That compares to just 26 percent in 2008. And now that Jay-Z has echoed Obama's sentiment, you'll see the number rise. The greatest rapper alive was on the money when he said prohibiting same-sex marriage is "no different than discriminating against blacks."

I've supported it for years. The real dilemma facing this country is that not enough people are getting married. The number of heterosexual single and divorced folks is outpacing the number of married couples. Too many straight men and women are married to their jobs and not focused on building families.

So I find it funny that the party of "family values" is so intent on stopping one group of people from forming families. Republicans such as presidential candidate Mitt Romney and radio blowhard Rush Limbaugh complain the government interferes too much in the lives of private citizens. But they want the government to dictate who you can and cannot marry. When it's an issue they oppose, they suddenly become communists.

They are a bunch of hypocrites. Limbaugh, who accuses Obama of waging war on marriage, is the Genghis Khan of holy matrimony. He has gotten divorced three times. Then there's Romney. His religion was founded on a belief that a man should have multiple wives. But he goes around proclaiming that marriage is between one man and one woman. I bet Mitt and Rush are a couple of kinky freaks too. They probably have a bunch of Latex suits, chains, and whips in their closets. I'm sure Rush loves watching girl-on-girl porn, yet he wants to stop girl-on-girl weddings.

That's the real attack on America.

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Meatman115
Meatman115

Blacks do not support marriage period!!! Look at all the unwed mothers running around with several baby daddys!!! Get real Luke!

p..#1
p..#1

well put.. especially the part about goverment involment in peoples lives.

Dzzzz
Dzzzz

They don't even support regular marriage!!!!!!!......

Kat7868
Kat7868

”Blacks Support Marriage”? Luke, you said it as though you're speaking for all blacks. All blacks do not Support gay marriage. Speak for yourself.

Harvey Lain
Harvey Lain

Wouldn't "Less the 50% of Blacks Support Gay Marriage" be a more accurate heading then simply "Blacks support Gay Marriage" which implies that ALL blacks support Gay marriage. I disagree with the concept that prohibiting Gay marriage is the same as discriminating against Blacks. Being Black is a good and natural thing, being a homosexual is not. Also, there is no such thing as ":homophobia" or Fear of homosexuals. No one is afraid of them, we are disgusted by them; there is a difference.

let's dance
let's dance

When we start denying rights to people there is a long list of unjustices that blacks can relate to. Remember when blacks were not good enough to attend school with white students, books were given to the black schools after the whites had used them and torn out pages, not being able to sit at lunch counters. You religious leaders do not hold the keys to heaven or hell so whatever people do will not affect your well being or where you spend eternity if thats what you are worried about. How many catholic priest should be in jail today, how many choir directors in your church do you question. Sweep around your own house and stop criticizing people.

Cocofrio9
Cocofrio9

Blacks, like White and Hispanics, support and condenm, same sex marriage. Saying "blacks support gay marriage" is something very idiotic to say. You don;t lump people like cattle, people are individuals, and as such they have their own thinking. ,The writter is implying that all blacks are now ALL OF THEM, pro same sex marriage because Obama said it's ok? If that is true, then blacks already lost their voice and their individuality. Pathetic.

Hjusher03
Hjusher03

O yea lets follow uncle luke. Look at what he did to music and black woman. America is doomed for following dumbness!

1personofinterest
1personofinterest

I myself would not marry another man, but if someone else wants to, that has nothing or very little to do with me.

If person does not agree with gay marriage, "easy fix" (don't go to the wedding).I say marry whomever you want to of legal age - and keep focus on that relationship.

Peggy Stephens
Peggy Stephens

I'm a christian and I say some of these black churches better be careful what they are saying, because most of them have a church full of gays singing in the choir and are musicians. They are speaking out of both side of their mouths. BE CAREFUL !!!! SOMEBODY IS WATCHING, GUESS WHO?

Worldwatcher
Worldwatcher

its unconstitutional to deny one group of americans the same right enjoyed by a majority of others if relgious devotees have a problem with it being called a marriage call it something else but give them the same legal rights as a marriage, such as spousal surivorship rights, being covered under insurance, tax breaks and other benefits. that they should be entitled to as a couple living in the same houshold. blacks once fought for equality and desegregation and even then white religious advocates regarded that as sinful and against god's law. time proved them wrong. our country is now better because the right decision was made. Such is the case with gay marriage. like any other american citizen they work, pay taxes, contribute to building and defending this country they deserve nothing less than equality..

denpaul1
denpaul1

I always knew blacks where in the closet it just took the first black pres to set them free.YOU THILLY GOOSE YOU.

Brick Top
Brick Top

So in other words.. Less than 40% of African Americans are in favor of gay marriage.. and will only support it because some celebrity endorses it? What does that say about them?

GMAIL22
GMAIL22

Blacks do not support marraige period!!!! lokk at all the unwed mothers who live off the Govt assistance running around with several baby daddys !!!!!Blacks don't support working for a living. Blacks dont support Say no To Drugs....Blacks dont support living clean ..Blacks dont support any good behaviors period

BR_Sumbich
BR_Sumbich

Homosexuals have EXACTLY the same rights as anyone else has. They are free to marry anyone of the opposite sex they choose.

It is not about equal rights, it is about SPECIAL rights.

 
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