“Go to hell fucking faggots, may you die!” framing the LGBT subject in online comments

@article{Baider2018GoTH,
  title={“Go to hell fucking faggots, may you die!” framing the LGBT subject in online comments},
  author={Fabienne Baider},
  journal={Lodz Papers in Pragmatics},
  year={2018},
  volume={14},
  pages={69 - 92}
}
  • F. Baider
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Lodz Papers in Pragmatics
Abstract This paper reports on a manual monitoring of online representations of LGBT persons in the Republic of Cyprus for the period April 2015–February 2016. The article contextualizes the prevalence of “hate speech” in online Greek Cypriot comments against LGBT individuals, and, more generally, against non-heterosexuals. Adopting a Foucauldian position vis-à-vis the social and discursive construction of sexuality, we outline, first, the socio-historical context (Fairclough 1989, 2003) with a… Expand

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