When Smith started to get feedback from customers about her cards, she found that other interracial couples were also having to resort to buying animal-themed cards. But when was the last time you saw a greetings card that represented an interracial LGBT couple? Notify me of new posts by email. Like all couples, Tineka Smith and her husband Alex buy greeting cards for each other on special occasions. These might seem uncomfortable truths, but it is exactly this gap in the market that I am intending to address with the launch of HueTribe.
When was the last time you saw an interracial gay or lesbian couple on a greeting card?
Where are all the interracial couples on greeting cards? | Tineka Smith
Greeting cards are one form of communication we willingly choose to bring into our homes or bestow on others, and our continued exposure to subtle design codes built on a framework of bias makes us particularly susceptible to absorbing messages that perpetuate discrimination. Click Here to find out more. That greeting cards producers have failed to service a huge proportion of modern society reflects more than just a loss of commercial opportunity. Women of colour owned hair and beauty brands set for recognition. Hallmark competitor Facebook is back at it with Valentine's Day cards.