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How do you pronounce biopic, synod, and Breughel? - and why? Do our cake and archaic sound the same? Where does the stress go in stalagmite? What's odd about the word epergne? As a finale, the author writes a letter to his 16-year-old self.

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Journal Title: Journal of Language and Sexuality
Volume/Issue:   3 / 1
Issue Title: Queering borders: Language, sexuality and migration
Date: 21/03/2014
Table of Contents: 2014. v, 160 pp.

Table of Contents


Preface to the special issue: Queering borders: Language, sexuality and migration
David A.B. Murray
1 – 5

To feel the truth: Discourse and emotion in Canadian sexual orientation refugee hearings
David A.B. Murray
6 – 27

Testimonies of LGBTIQ refugees as cartographies of political, sexual and emotional borders
Nathalie Ricard
28 – 59

“Being gay has been a curse for me”: Gay Muslim Americans, narrative and negotiations of belonging in the Muslim ummah
Ahmed Afzal
60 – 86

“Coming out of the shadows” and “undocuqueer”: Undocumented immigrants transforming sexuality discourse and activism
Hinda Seif
87 – 120

Citizenship(s), belonging and xenophobia: Ecuador and NYC
Maria Amelia Viteri
121 – 135

Sexual adjudications and queer transpositions
Cymene Howe
136 – 155

Book review

Jones, Lucy. 2012. Dyke/Girl: Language and Identities in a Lesbian Group.
Reviewed by Hideko Abe
157 – 160
Publisher: John Benjamins
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
LL Issue: 25.1438