Category: feminism

Janus/Aurora. Published from 1975-1990, Janus …

Janus/Aurora. Published from 1975-1990, Janus was a midwestern scifi themed fanzine created by Janice Bogstad and Jeanne Gomoll (self-depiction below). It was distinct at the time in that, as the two creators were women, it had a feminist and female lens through which it analyzed scifi. 

In 1981, it was canceled and replaced by Aurora, and under that name it was published until 1990. 

Janus/Aurora. Published from 1975-1990, Janus …

Janus/Aurora. Published from 1975-1990, Janus was a notable midwestern scifi fanzine created by Janice Bogstad and Jeanne Gomoll (self-depiction below). It was distinct at the time in that, as the two creators were women, it had a feminist and female lens through which it analyzed scifi. Women’s issues were a common topic

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In 1981, it was canceled and replaced by Aurora, and under that name it was published until 1990. 

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