The UK Labour Party left Twitter users baffled after it appeared to celebrate Fathers Day using an image of a black child and a transgender father, leading some to be confused and think that the image was in fact reinforcing the stereotype of absent black fathers.

“The coronavirus crisis has reminded us just how important connecting with our loved ones is. Happy Father’s Day to all the dads and carers out there. #HappyFathersDay,” tweeted Labour’s official account.



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