Of course it is! The undead are well-know racists, ESPECIALLY the wights. Notice how they only follow the WHITE walkers? Where are the BLACK walkers? It's all a bit uncanny to me. This is a pertinent observation, and I personally applaud those black people with the courage to criticize a sometimes intimidating and obtuse demographic.
Beauty is a meaningless construct Despite culturally self-gratifying pop science ramblings to the contrary, objective beauty does not exist. Beauty is a response, elicited when exposed to various cues which are often paired with that which is desirable in media, both mass and cultural. Observe the homogenizing of beauty standards with the advent of mass media, and the ever-fluctuating, vapid ideals which people around the world chase endlessly. By homogenizing the idea of beauty and manipulating it, the fashion, diet, and cosmetic industries are able to generate billions in revenue. But beauty, originally, was deeply tied to intimate cultural forces and has only recently been molded into something with some degree of universality.
They most certainly do. Games like Civilization V, Endless Space and Age of Empires help to develop a keen sense of strategy and planning while others (like MMOs) foster teamwork during endgame content. Some may help with coordination, especially now that motion sensing technology is being further refined. Some may prompt an issue in history, culture, or philosophy, like the Final Fantasy series, which often employs deep and intricate plots, moral dilemmas and allusions to mythology and religion. Some, like Madden or shoote-em-up type games, may be slim when it comes to benefits, but there are many genres which provide much in the way of learning opportunities.
Cultures are different. Many cultures simply would not tolerate a gay pride parade. In such areas, gay rights need to follow both economic development and, if it comes to pass, a move away from traditionalism. Gay pride parades are more of a symptom of gay rights than a cause, and in certain areas they would just end up in a lot of gay people injured, dead, or arrested.