Queer as Folk - Representation of Gay Language in Popular Culture

Detta är en Kandidat-uppsats från Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för språk och litteraturer

Sammanfattning: This study investigates how gay vocabulary and code-switching is portrayed in the NorthAmerican television series Queer as Folk. The search for gay vocabulary was conductedthrough viewing the entire series searching for words and expressions documented in previousresearch. The gay vocabulary contains many sexual terms and references and the lexicon areambiguous depending on user and addressee and can be used as markers of solidarity or asderogation. The most important results are that gay speech is self-managed and used as anidentity marker for both homosexual and heterosexual members of the in-group. Gay menseem to be well aware of their speech and mannerisms and code-switch depending on context

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