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Gay Naming in Online Gaming
(Names: A Journal of Onomastics, 2012-12)
This essay analyzes the naming strategies of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) gamers and their allies in massively multiplayer online games. The name choices for their characters and for the groups to which ...
Song, Story, or History: Resisting Claims of a Coded Message in the African American Spiritual "Follow the Drinking Gourd"
(The Journal of Popular Culture, 2008)
Traces and challenges the popular claim that African American slaves used specific songs to facilitate their escape to the North and to freedom. Challenges the widespread use of such songs in K-12 education.