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The Conservatives: Pro-LGBT or Just Pinkwashing the Vote?

Published: 13/11/2014

“Just because a person is LGBT does not mean that they are always left-wing,” claims th​is Conservative election flyer. It continues in a similar vein; lots of LGBT individuals have “a larger amount of disposable income,” which makes them “naturally conservative.” Apparently, not all gays are wet, liberal paupers, and efforts should be made to secure their votes and money. Luckily, the LGBT​ories are on hand to guide prospective MPs through the daunting process of huckstering with those of an LGBT persuasion.


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