chapter  17
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‘Boom, Bye, Bye’: Jamaican Ragga and Gay Resistance

By way of an introduction, I want to map the geographical experiences which led to my writing this chapter, which will chart resistance to the homophobia1 of particular performances of Jamaican ragga2 and statements made by ragga stars.3 This personal geography will, I hope, illustrate some facets of the geographies involved and also position myself as author.