[lbo-talk] $39,000 handbag

Ferenc Molnar ferenc_molnar at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 28 16:56:38 PDT 2011

shag carpet bomb wrote: "?? what is that?"

fm: See attached link in earlier post. "Pinkwashing" is usually used in the context of Israel's trumpeting of its progressive position on LGBT rights as a distraction and cover-up for its human rights abuses of Palestinians.  In general it might be defined as a state's pointing to its enshrinement of LGBT rights as a way of dignifying and legitimizing the oppression of other groups of people. Here's another perspective from a queer Arab group: 


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