Regina Futcher’s essay “A Decade of Power: RFD in the 1970s” has been published in the latest issue of RFD (Rustic Fairy Dreams, a gay publication that began in the 1970s). The essay is the product of research funded by a Summer Undergraduate Research Award supervised by Dr. Julie Beaulieu in 2019. Futcher, who graduated from Pitt in 2020 with majors in GSWS and Psychology, is currently an MSW student at Pitt pursuing a GSWS graduate certificate.
Futcher’s essay can be accessed online. A Pittwire story from June 2020 featured Futcher’s research on RFD and The Gay Liberator, another publication of the 1970s.