Sunday, July 19, 2009

Word of the Gay: "Lavender Linguistics"

"Lavender Linguistics" is a term used by linguists to study the language of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. The field focuses on speech patterns, pronunciations, and use of certain vocabulary.

1 comment:

pretzelboy said...

I've read some of the literature in this field, and, someday, I'd like to get a chance to read a lot more of it. Though now, other things are more pressing (like doing reading so that I can do a couple of studies of my own, which have nothing to do with sexuality.)

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