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Devon Siegel DSOC 101 – Section 12 Extra credit paper November 27, 2007 After watching over two hours of commercials, it is evident that gender and race stereotypes and biases are firmly in place. Concerning gender, stereotypes were the norm. There was no homosexuality or transexuality portrayed. There were also no actors portrayed as transgender. Couples were always made up of a man and a woman, especially if a family situation was shown, and never were they cross-racial. Race in the television commercials was very bland. Actors were predominantly Caucasian with only a few instances of non-Caucasians. The most of the times that ethnic actors were portrayed were in stereotypical settings. For example, an African American man and a Latino man were shown dancing hip-hop in a phone commercial. Also, the one other instance of a Latino in these commercials was a Latino woman as a maid in an office building. African Americans appeared much more often than other ethnicities but even they appeared sparingly. The only times African Americans were seen were in party settings where there were only a
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