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The Furies Magazine (Washington D.C.)

Identifier: Tretter-62

Scope and Contents

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  • 1972 - 1973

Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.

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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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.

The Furies Magazine (Washington D.C.)
Kristen Datta
January 2023
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Collecting Area Details

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