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: