Pros And Cons Of Gay Language

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e and Limitation The Researchers will focus only on the effects of using Bekimon Language also known as Gay Language. The study aims to identify Pron’s and Con’s of using this Bekimon or Gay Language phenomenon in their speech and communication proficiency specifically to the students who encounter those words and somehow they are the one who used this language. Likewise, this study also aims to identify what are the Bekimon words are commonly used and what are word are not often used. The researcher will gathered information through survey questionnaire that is consisting of rating questions. The respondents are about to fill up a form that includes their name, gender and their age. Moreover, respondents are going to rate the words given into…show more content…
The gay community began to create words that root from another word. Ronald Baytan in his paper” Language, Sex, and Insults: Notes on Garcia and Remote’s “The Gay Dict”. He has enumerated some reasons for the community’s use of the language. .According to (Suguitan 2005), Gay language is a “Marginalized sector” and it’s a form of “defense mechanism” (Baytan 2002). American language scholar J. Stephen Quakenbush justified in an interview about Philippines rich languages, the increasing usage of gay lingo in the society: ….. Sward speak is something not disturbing… like any other language, gay speak should be judged based on its effectiveness among its users, on the way people using it communicate and express their needs…it is difficult for a non- speaker or beginner but then its difficulty is what makes this language unique…….. Correspond to Casabal (2008) defined Gay speak or gay language as a form of sublimation of gay people against the domineering power of patriarchy and since then, has successfully penetrated the…show more content…
This definition help us to come up to idea of “anti-language” by Halliday (1976, p.570) which is a special form of language generated by some kind of anti-society”. Anti-languages may be understood as extreme versions of social dialects. They tend to arise among subcultures and groups that occupy a marginal or precarious position in society, especially where central activities of the group place them outside the law. Furthermore, Anti-languages are basically created by a process of relexicalization it’s the substitution of new words for old. The grammar of the parent language may be preserved, but a distinctive vocabulary develops, particularly but not solely in activities and areas that are central to the subculture and that help to set it off most sharply from the established society. (Martin Montgomery, An Introduction to Language and Society. Routledge, 1986). This anti language uses words and expressions with additions and alterations in meaning aiming at creating and retaining its identity (Cage, 2003, p.25).Red (1999, p.41) defines gay language is a type of code used in the gay community for the purpose of preventing people from outside the group (herein refers to heterosexuals) making sense of it and helping link them in “their own discourse” (Cage, 2003, p.25).Red (1999,

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