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Language and Queer Slang

Boone, Bruce
"Gay language as political praxis: the poetry of Frank O'Hara", Social Text, 1 (1979), pp. 59-92. Contains transcriptions of "queens' talk".
Burton, Peter
"The gentle art of confounding naffs: Some notes on polari", Gay News, 120 (1977), 23.
Courouve, Claude
Vocabulaire de l'homosexualite masculine. Paris: Payot, 1985.
Dynes, Wayne
Homolexus: A Historical and Cultural Lexicon of Homosexuality. New York: Gai Saber Monographs, 1985.
Grahn, Judy
Another Mother Tongue: Gay Words, Gay Worlds, updated and expanded edition. Boston: Beacon Press, 1984.
Leap, William W.
The Word's Out: Gay Men's English. University of Minnesota Press, 1996.
Livia, Anna and Hall, Kira
Queerly Phrased: Language, Gender and Sexuality. Oxford Studies in Sociolinguistics. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.
Petropoulos, Elias
Kaliard : An Etymological Dictionary of Greek Homosexual Slang. 1971.
Rodgers, Bruce
The Queens' Vernacular: A Gay Lexicon. London: Blond and Briggs, 1972. First published in San Francisco: Straight Arrow Books, 1972. Reprinted as Gay Talk, New York: Putnam, 1979.

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