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the pink dollar

The collective spending or purchasing power of the homosexual community. Primarily heard in US. As gay couples become less marginalized, the pink dollar is an increasingly important and influential aspect of local economies. The thriving night club scene in this area of town is fueled in large part by the pink dollar.
See also: dollar, pink
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It is not easy, perhaps, to share her optimistic belief in the transformative, even subversive forces of queer desire--a faith allied with Judith Butler's insistence on the importance of performativity, and rooted in a time before the commodification of all things LGBTQ and the allure of the pink dollar.
Three gay cruises are set to attract the furry pink dollar in the coming year.
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 .
Speaking of such beasts, there are plenty of club-conscious collections vying for the pink dollar since The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert became a phenomenon.
Once the photo is taken, attendees will be given three pink dollars to donate.
So you better get ready to have your pink dollars courted by even more tired beefcake selling even dustier catalog material.