Inspired by critical interpersonal communication scholarship and queer autoethnography, this piece depicts interpersonal interactions mute or challenge queer identity. I explore the nexus of interpersonal communication theory, identity work, and queer theory to contextualize coming out and coming into sexual minority status. This piece explores narratives in which the legitimacy of queerness is unaccepted, unassured, and undermined.
Cut, Snap: Tales of Queer Face and Privacy
Dominic Pecoraro is a PhD student in the department of communication at the University of Utah. He received an MA in communication in 2019 and a BS in intercultural communication and diversity in 2017 from Missouri State University.
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Dominic Pecoraro; Cut, Snap: Tales of Queer Face and Privacy. Journal of Autoethnography 11 May 2020; 1 (2): 122–136. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/joae.2020.1.2.122
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