The Furies Magazine (Washington D.C.)
Scope and Contents
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- 1972 - 1973
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Biographical / Historical
The Furies was a newspaper published by a lesbian collective of the same name based in Washington, D.C. The Furies were a lesbian feminist separatist collective who were proponents of political lesbianism, and although the collective only lasted from 1971 to 1973, the group's theroies on feminism were very influential in the women's movement. They were inspired by groups such as the Black Panthers and believed in revolutionary and radical means of elminiating sexism and patriarchy. The newspaper consists primarily of essays on radical lesbian feminist theory.
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Language of Materials
This record represents the run of The Furies held in the Tretter Collection. It is not a complete run but contains issues from across the whole span of the newspaper's publishing years.
- Feminism Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gay news Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gay newspapers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lesbian feminism Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lesbians Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Women's rights Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- The Furies Magazine (Washington D.C.)
- Kristen Datta
- January 2023
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Collecting Area Details
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