Critical discourse analysis, corpus, homosexual, lesbian and gay 1 introduction the social practice has become one of interesting thing in the area of discourse analysis. This area has a big contribution as a useful framework, especially in the study of language and ideology relationship. This is demonstrated by a critical discourse analysis of how entries for lesbian, gay, and homosexual in four contemporary english dictionaries tacitly position homosexual as a neutral term against which lesbian and gay are sociolinguistically marked. News discourse is one of main analysis subjects of critical discourse analysis. People can know the opinions implied by the author and grasp the real situation of the events described in the. By conducting hallidays theory, this study aims to find out the representation of three terms, homosexual, lesbian, and gay, also the ideology, from the collocation words. Chapter 3 flamboyant, predatory, self-confessed homosexual discourse prosodies in the british tabloid press. Chapter 4 true man and mcfairyland gay identities in an american sitcom. Chapter 5 no effeminates please discourses of gay mens personal adverts. This article presents a thread of discussion posted to a web-based forum in the context of a children&39s literature course in one teacher education program in the usa. The history of sexuality (french lhistoire de la sexualité) is a four-volume study of sexuality in the western world by the french historian and philosopher michel foucault, in which the author examines the emergence of sexuality as a discursive object and separate sphere of life and argues that the notion that every individual has a sexuality is a relatively recent development in western. Views of womens and mens roles are changing, as are views of what it means to be a woman or a man in our culture. Also changing is what is needed for heterosexual relationships to endure. The primary social relationship for some men is male bonding achieved through a publically shared sexual discourse such as seen in symbolic homosexual hazing rituals. Indians, in geza roheim (ed) psychoanalysis and the social sciences.