Pinkwashing co­-opts LGBTQ progress to bolster the political establishment

While the Yes vote was a victory for the LGBTQ community in Ireland, it is being used to entrench many other forms of oppression.


It is approaching a year since Ireland became the first country to legalise marriage between people of the same gender via referendum. Speaking in Dublin Castle after the result was announced, Enda Kenny declared, “All people will now have an …