Tipping the Velvet quickie

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Sarah Waters writes about creating her book Tipping the Velvet in the Guardian. Given that both the main characters in the book are sexual with more than one gender, what do you think the language of the article is?


[] Gay: 5 uses, including in the title
[] Lesbian: 9 uses, including one 'Lesbian Avengers'
[] Lesbian and gay: 4 uses
[] Queer: 2 uses, one of which is 'queer texts' for one of the most bisexual novels ever, Virginia Woolf's Orlando
[] Straighter: 1 use
[] Heterosexuals: 1 use
[] Bisexual: none, nada, zip.

This is what erasure looks like.

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