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Sarah Schulman takes on pinkwashing at OUT Magazine

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(Image: prettyqueer) Below are excerpts from a correspondence over a proposed article between novelist, academic and playwright Sarah Schulman and an editorial team from OUT Magazine: Aaron Hicklin, the magazine’s editor, and Jerry Portwood, its executive editor. According to Wikipedia, OUT has the highest circulation of any gay monthly publication in the United States. The […]

Pinkwashing and lifestyle liberalism

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John Pilger’s article at the Information Clearing House, ‘Never Forget That Bradley Manning, Not Gay Marriage, Is The Issue’ neatly underlines how belligerent powers in the west increasingly pinkwash their erosion of civil liberties. Pilger reminds us that it was the Obama administration that “smeared [Bradley’s] homosexuality as weird”, and calls Obama’s Nobel Prize “absurd and an authentic expression of the […]