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 n.— «Marginalization is further described in Martin Manalansan’s ethnography of baklas (loosely translated, male transvestites) in Manhattan. Here, he describes how the appropriation of Spanish, Tagalog, and English into swardspeak (the bakla language) illustrates that the bakla are neither on the “inside” nor “outside.”» —“Social Hierarchies” by Emily Noelle Ignacio Contemporary Sociology Jan., 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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