pink economy

pink economy

a range of services, businesses, presses and clubs which serve the lesbian and gay communities, particularly in those Western cultures which have partly decriminalized HOMOSEXUALITY. Due to the greater economic power and social access afforded to men, the pink economy is predominantly owned and controlled by men. Lesbians tend to be marginalized within this economy.
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"The value of the pink economy and the social aspects of the LGBT community are too large now for us to ignore," added Suri, executive director of the Lalit hotel group.
The Pink Economy, farm tourism and technologies, such as mobile apps to aid farming activities, were highlighted in this regard, seeing that millennials are adventurous travelers and live on connectivity.
The Liberal Democrats have pledged support for the pink economy, increased health education and a crackdown on homophobic bullying in its LGBT manifesto, launched this week.
There are many criticisms of the simplistic, assimilationist and essentialist nature of the Pink Economy. Looking at the Australian context, Ewan Evans, for example, argues that the Pink Dollar creates a monolithic and exclusionary gay lifestyle that 'represents only a minoritised upper-middle class gay male ...