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Lindsy Van Gelder

Lindsy Van Gelder

Lindsy Van Gelder was formerly staff writer for Ms. Magazine and chief writer for Allure. She has contributed to numerous other magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Town & Country, New York, the New York University Alumni Magazine, the Columbia Journalism Review, Rolling Stone, and the Nation. She also co-authored two prize-winning queer-themed books, “Are You Two…Together?” and “The Girls Next Door.”

Collage of underground publications

“There Was Grit and Talent Galore”

Lindsy Van Gelder—author of that famous New York Post article about bra-burning feminists—reflects on the alternative LGBTQ+ press of the 1970s.