Metaphors in LGBTI Campaigning

Metaphors in LGBTI Campaigning

Obviously, the metaphor featuring a closet will come immediately to everyone’s mind. Campaigns have been using this metaphor extensively. Some organisations even built real closets and invited people to be photographed coming out of it

Metaphors might work well, but they often convey via the analogy process a whole lot of significance that we don’t necessarily want.

A careful analysis of what exactly a metaphor conveys is an essential task. If you think it’s easy, check out this article:

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