‘I Will Survive’: musical mappings of queer social space in a disco anthem

  title={‘I Will Survive’: musical mappings of queer social space in a disco anthem},
  author={Nadine Hubbs},
  journal={Popular Music},
  pages={231 - 244}
Abstract This essay reconsiders the constituencies of fans and detractors present at prime and bursting 1970s dicsos. It argues for a more gender-inclusive conception of discos multiracial ‘gay’ revellers and for a particular convoluted conception of ‘homophobia’ as this applies to the Middle-American youths who raged against disco in midsummer 1979. Their historic eruption at Chicago’s Comiskey Park came just weeks after the chart reign of Gloria Gaynor’s ‘I Will Survive’, today a classic… Expand
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