This is where the loopy logic of fundamentalism leads people like Vida: gay self-loathing or utter denial.
Vida, who changed from male to female several years before, claims to hate gays.
She would gladly have been converted to Vida's satisfaction in Gopher Prairie and mopping the floor.
In vampiring Vida Monte it was who led; others imitatively followed.
I suppose it's because you're so young,' said Vida, wondering.
Vida Levering's beauty was not strictly of the éclatant type.
They had not told her that word of Miles's rebuff to Vida had spread through town, a cyclonic fury.
Vida flung her hair back with a burst of not very merry laughter.
There was no one else with whom Vida could talk about her mother.
In other words, Vida had put on the plainest of her discarded mourning-gowns.