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  • 1. Linguistic Landscape: An Analysis of the Visual and Written Perception of Language use in the Gay Community
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    • How do the signs express and represent language and culture in the Gay Community?
    • What do the signs say about the society and communities within where they appear?
    • How do the signs reflect public perception of the community?
  • 3. P r i d e - represents the gay communities correct level of respect for the importance and value of their personal identities . Solidarity- represents a harmony of interests, responsibilities, and unanimous support amongst the gay community.
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    • The importance of headlines are outweighed by visual images on Christopher St. where as on 23 rd St & 8 th Ave the establishments heavily rely on both the text and visual language.
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    • Majority of the establishments within both communities support the gay culture with visual language such as the rainbow flag.
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    • Through our findings we conclude that 23 rd St. & 8 th Ave exhibits stronger sense of solidarity with the use of both text and visual language and Christopher Stexhibits a stronger sense of pride through visual language.
    • The demographics plays a role in language use within both communities.
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