An additional problem with the gay is the new black argument is the complete disconnect between same-sex marriage and anti-miscegenation laws. Miscegenation literally means the interbreeding of people considered to be of different racial types. Despite the catchiness of the slogan, gay is not the new black. Owned and published by umhb, the bells is a biweekly publication. This content was previously published in print on the opinions page. Opinions expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of the staff or the university. Its a sad day when people are so uneducated about their countrys history that. Its been repeated over and over in recent years to equate the plight of blacks in america during the civil rights era with the new plight of homosexuals today. While there are overlapping similarities between the two movements, sexual orientation and ethnicity are fundamentally. The topics of homosexuality and same-sex marriage are origins issues. Voddie baucham says in his introduction, this is a genesis 1, 2, and 3 issue. Repeating what has been a rallying cry of gay activism for years, the cover of the december 16, 2008 issue of the advocate announced, gay is the new black the last great civil rights struggle. Texas pastor voddie baucham has appeared in a video produced by the desiringgod ministry, responding to the oft-repeated claim that gay is the new black.