‘I've Got You Under My Skin’ Queer assemblages, lyrical nostalgia and the African diaspora

  title={‘I've Got You Under My Skin’ Queer assemblages, lyrical nostalgia and the African diaspora},
  author={Tavia Nyong’o},
  journal={Performance Research},
  pages={42 - 54}
When the New York-based music industry AIDS charity LIFEbeat cancelled a planned concert in July 2006, it was hailed by some as a victory for lesbian and gay rights, and by others as a setback in the fight against the disease’s spread in the black diaspora (Straube 2006). The politics of AIDS and queer visibility, which had been so closely associated with each other in the public mind since the emergence of the crisis in the 1980s, came into a conflict over the potential appearance of Jamaican… 
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