So, it was Pride Weekend and every company that thought they could get some free publicity was donning rainbows faster than a six year old girl with a new packet of glittery felt tip pens.
The National Theatre was no exception:
And then...it all went horribly wrong:
This of course attracted the sort of attention the NT didn't want:
Yes, Stephen, you're missing something. Something the inestimable David Thompson likes to call psychodrama.
It's the 'identity group eating itself again'. Or as Monty Python put it, The People's Front Of Judea syndrome. It seems these lesbians are, if you believe Twitter, a secretly US Alt Right funded lobby group. Not just a bunch of women in sensible shoes wanting a drink.
To misquote Henry Kissinger, “The reason that identity group politics is so vicious is because the stakes are so small.”