Making Gay History | LGBTQ Oral Histories from the Archive
Season 1: Episode 3: Edythe Eyde aka Lisa Ben
Oct 26, 2016 · 16 min
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In 1947, Hollywood secretary Edythe Eyde, aka Lisa Ben, had the audacity to publish “Vice Versa,” the first ever “magazine” for lesbians. Even more audacious, she imagined a future gay utopia that has all come to pass. In the '50s, Edythe sang gay parodies of popular songs in LA gay clubs.

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