Lady is from Columbus, Ohio, and proud to be a working-class woman. She worked with ARA in the 1990s and 2000s, and was a member of the Northeastern Federation of Anarcho-Communists from 2001 until it ended in 2011. Lady is a founding member of Keystone ARA and contributes to One People's Project/Idavox. She has dabbled in various anti-fascist how-to writings and community projects over the years. This is the first book she will take credit for. She lives with her family in Western Pennsylvania.