Are black people homophobic? Are gays and lesbians racist? Shinen Wong weighs in on the debate as African American voters are blamed for the passage of Prop 8 which has effectively banned same-sex marriage in California.
The Republican VP nominee's remarks come weeks before California citizens are to vote on Proposition 8 which seeks to overturn the landmark decision to allow marriage; Ellen DeGeneres and other Hollywood celebrities donate to support "No On Prop 8" campaign.
In the biggest celebrity union since California's Supreme Court overturned a state ban on same-sex marriage, US talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and her long-time partner actress Portia de Rossi marry on Saturday.