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Jan Gay (born Helen Reitman, 1902–1960) was a German-born American journalist, author, activist, and researcher. Her pioneering work with Magnus Hirschfeld at the Institute for Sexual Science and her efforts as a member of the Committee for the Study of Sex Variants throughout the 1930s helped bring awareness to the lives of gays and lesbians throughout the world.

Gay was also the author of the treatise on nudism On Going Naked (1932) and she wrote the script for This Nude World (1933).

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