The Queens' English: The LGBTQIA+ Dictionary of Lingo and Colloquial Phrases
Author: Chloe Davis
A landmark reference guide to the LGBTQIA+ community’s contributions to the English language—an intersectional, inclusive, playfully illustrated glossary featuring more than 800 terms and fabulous phrases created by and for queer culture.
The Queens’ English is a comprehensive guide to modern gay slang, queer theory terms, and playful colloquialisms that define and celebrate LGBTQIA+ culture. This modern dictionary provides an in-depth look at queer language, from terms influenced by celebrated lesbian poet Sappho and from New York’s underground queer ball culture in the 1980s to today's celebration of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
- Publisher : Clarkson Potter; (February 2, 2021)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 336 pages
ISBN-13 : 978-0593135006
- Item Weight : 1.72 pounds
- Dimensions : 6.3 x 1.25 x 8.3 inches