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Disturbing Hegemonic Discourse: Nonbinary Gender and Sexual Orientation Labeling on Tumblr

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Abstract

In this essay, We examine lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer/questioning, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) Tumblr bloggers’ bio bins and “About Me” pages to exhibit the methods sex and intimate orientation identities are built through community-regulated and community-generated labeling techniques. Tumblr encourages counter-cultures (and labeling practices) to not just form but also to flourish because of its distinctive affordances including tagging and weblog formatting. This informative article examines not just exactly exactly how these affordances form usage and, later, identification construction on Tumblr but in addition the real ways that Tumblr bloggers have actually embraced affordances to generate community-accepted conventions of identification construction. Read More