RACE TO THE ALTAR

Bi-Racial, Elderly, Hispanic… How Many Non-White NY Couples Are Tying The Knot?

It’s too early to provide the ethno- and sociographic breakdown of all of New York’s gay newlyweds. But the AP certainly shows that marriage is not always just a white proposition. In fact, it’s important to remember that the law also allows bisexual and trans folk to get married as well. Will the racial marriage stats help destroy the concept of a racial divide in terms of marriage being a “white issue”? And if not, what can bridge the gap?