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pinkwash
 v.— «Viewers were so burned out by the time Scott Rudin finally gave his acceptance speech for best picture that you had to TiVo back to notice what Kim points out—that his shout-out to his life partner, John Barlow, was unaccompanied by a cutaway shot to Barlow’s face. Defamer even notes that Rudin’s mention of his “honey” was absent from the official press transcript and wonders whether the academy was guilty of “pinkwashing.”» —“Oscars 2008” by Dana Stevens Slate Feb. 25, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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