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Attaching LGBT advocacy or endorsement to a typically unpopular social or political issue in order to elevate its virtue quotient.
We're bringing some drag queens to the March for Free Speech to pinkwash it.
by NitroZeus May 16, 2018
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When the media edits out homophobic content when they quote a politically correct liberal person, to protect them.
Tyler the Creator says at Coachella: "That’s fu*ked up! Coachella I f**k with you but you got these weak ass faggot a$$ bitch ass old ass photographers here and my boy couldn’t film for me?" The media pink wash his comments to protect him by editing his offensive words.

Then the media quotes him, but removes the homophobic part.
by MPCpiano April 20, 2015
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