the pink pound

the pink pound

The collective spending or purchasing power of the homosexual community. Primarily heard in UK. As gay couples become less marginalized, the pink dollar becomes 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 pound.
See also: pink, pound
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Collecting their Honorary Gay gong, the 25 year old told the audience at London's Roundhouse: "We're not here to take the pink pound. When I first moved to London I was very lonely and the gay community embraced me and took me to Sink The Pink.
"Liverpool now needs to build on this to make sure we don't lose the pink pound to Manchester and Leeds."
British wine importer Graham Donald said: "The pink pound represents an enormous market here too so I would imagine several wine producers will watch this with interest."
He continued: "The Pink Pound is becoming increasingly important to the regional economy; adding real strength to the case for the North East being recognised as a cultural capital."
Coun Nick Forbes will speak of the importance of the pink pound at the launch of the LGBT Federation NE today.
Is Moseley rugby club going after the pink pound? More likely, it is into racy birds.
The pink pound is strong, so new visitors should provide a boost to tourism.
Brighton is aiming to cash in on the pink pound today when it stages Britain's first meeting specifically targeted at attracting a gay audience.
A FINANCIAL services group is trying to tap into the pink pound with the launch of the UK's first gay credit card.
THE Northern Ireland peace process has triggered an amazing cross- border Christmas dividend - the pink pound.
The Flatster is obviously banking on the pink pound to turn the movie into a major box office hit and at the same time making it DOUBLY embarrassing for any lads who are dragged along by their women to the flick!
There have always been gay people who have called it their local, so the Poste House does not cynically take the Pink Pound.
At this rate the Pink Pound spend in Brum might exceed Manchester's Canal Street on a wet Wednesday!
A FINANCIAL group is trying to tap into the pink pound with the launch of the UK's first gay credit card.
As regards the comment that the current management is interested only in the pink pound, nothing could be further from the truth.