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Pink Britain

by | 7th, January 2005

‘BRITAIN, by contrast, is a mecca for visitors from all four corners of the globe, attracted by our great weather, our great cuisine and our Royal Family.

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But it is not the Queen (singular) who is packing them in these days, but the queens (plural), according to a report in this morning’s Times.

It says that VisitBritain, the organisation that used to be called the British Tourist Authority, is trying to sell the UK as the ultimate gay destination.

Referring to the United Queendom of Great Britain, a section on its website boasts of our “proud gay history, cutting-edge culture and fashion, flamboyant cities and pulsating lifestyle”.

The cliché-ridden language – “We’re all counting the days until a union with Jack under the Union Jack becomes more than just a dream”

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