(n.) a public relations tactic, involving an appeal to LGBT-friendliness, in order to offset or ‘wash’ over other questionable practices
BP is using the queer community as a prop to legitimise their business model – that depends on propping up repressive politicians and as well as dangerous levels of fossil fuel burning.
This briefing will show you how, and what we can do about it. Read on in pdf
By allowing BP to sponsor Pride events and our student LGBTQ+ societies, we give BP permission to ride on the back of LGBTQ+ struggle; cheaply using our pride as a trade off for human rights abuses around the world. It’s time to refuse BP’s logo on our pride.