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"Sydney Mardi Gras 2013" by Hasitha Tudugalle, 3 March 2013

There are many words that have long been targeted insults towards the LGBT community, but now more and more members of that community are reclaiming these words from a position of strength as a powerful statement.

Popular culture, music, and everyday chats all have an impact upon the way language, and the people to whom it refers, are perceived.

 

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