Kelly Cogswell was a founding member of the Lesbian Avengers and co-organizer of 1993 Dyke March in Washington D.C. which mobilized 20 000 lesbians, and propelled the Lesbian Avengers onto the national and international stage. Currently, she is a writer and indy journalist. Her regular column in New York’s Gay City News has been recognized by the New York Press Association. She is also a recipient of a Joan Heller–Diane Bernard Fellowship for her project documenting the Lesbian Avengers. She lives alternately in Paris and New York.