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Rubyfruit singing group is formed

May 1976

During the 1970s, was increasingly used as a means of political expression.

Three Birmingham lesbians, , and Lorna Eady formed a singing group called (named after Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown, a popular lesbian novel published 1973). They sang at various gay and women's events including dances at Digbeth Town Hall

They wrote or rewrote lyrics to various songs and performed at various events and venues.

Three songs in particular are remembered:
Modified version of The is marching, to incorporate all the demands of the .

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