Don't do it when it comes to gay rights ballot issues, this gay-oriented website suggests.
To those who note opposition by blacks to Prop. 8 in California, the same-sex marriage ban, the website points to exit poll data in Arkansas on Initiated Act 1, the parenting ban for unmarried couples aimed at gay people that was adopted 57-43.
Whites -- white men, particularly, and particularly white Republican men -- were far more likely to vote for Act 1 than black people, who gave 54 percent approval, the analysis notes.
61% of men, according to the CNN data, voted in favor of Arkansas Initiative 1, compared to 54% of women. 72% of those identified as conservative, 69% Republican and 65% Evangelical/Born-Again. Very little data was available for Asian and Latino voters.