Edythe Eyde — aka Lisa Ben, aka Tigrina — was America’s most lovably eccentric renaissance woman

Sci-fi writer, illustrator, cat lover and pioneer lesbian ‘zine publisher

“If a cute curvaceous queer

Wants to share her glass of beer,

Who am I to say ‘My dear, I’m not that way!’




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Anti-death penalty advocate, cultural archaeologist, “American Grotesk” historyteller and author of 11 books. More at www.dalebrumfield.net.

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