DISCO AND THE QUEERING OF THE DANCE FLOOR

@article{Lawrence2011DISCOAT,
  title={DISCO AND THE QUEERING OF THE DANCE FLOOR},
  author={T. E. Lawrence},
  journal={Cultural Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={25},
  pages={230 - 243}
}
  • T. Lawrence
  • Published 1 March 2011
  • Sociology
  • Cultural Studies
Disco is associated commonly with the highly commercial and socially regressive Studio 54 and Saturday Night Fever. However, the movement that preceded, ran parallel and ultimately outlasted these articulations of the culture was queer in terms of its refusal of both straight normative and gay normative articulations. The queer make-up of disco culture was grounded in its sexually mixed demographic base in New York private party and public discotheque venues, which constitute the focus of the… 
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