I'm from L.A. originally...Then Pittsburgh, Chicago, Gary, and Port Charlotte, FL
I dunno, I guess I just have a weird view on things. To me if a person is qualified to do the task, and they do it well, who cares what color/gender/etc. they are.
I don't care if my surgeon is the first homosexual Chilean open heart surgeon with hippopotomonstrosesquipedaliophobia as long as he saves my life.