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‘Black-ish’ angers conservatives with episode’s snub of anti-gay bakery

Anti-gay discrimination isn’t just offensive to gay people, as Wednesday’s episode of “Black-ish” highlighted.

The ABC series, which focuses on a black family and deals candidly with race, tackled the hot topic of so-called “religious freedom” protecting businesses (like bakeries) from having to serve LGBTQ people.

In the episode, Dre (Anthony Anderson) and Bow (Tracee Ellis Ross) Johnson are shopping for a “gender reveal” cake for Bow’s upcoming baby shower. Dre, not knowing what to call the confection that contains pink or blue filling depending on the expected gender of the baby, asks for a “sex cake.”

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