This brave memoir chronicles Pratt's struggle to overcome the repressive traditions of Southern womanhood and live her life honestly. It chronicles her youth, her marriage, her eventual decision to come out as a lesbian, and her life with transgendered activist and author Leslie Feinberg.
Minnie Bruce Pratt is the author of We Say We Love Each Other, Rebellion, Crime Against Nature, Walking Back Up Depot Street, and The Dirt We Ate.
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And the girl classmate who had gone from one woman lover to another until her
front door got broken down in the middle of the night . And the married Sunday
School teacher whose daughter , later married , had had an affair with a ...
You say later , “ If I ' m going to put something this big and heavy in a woman , I ' d
better be able to feel it . ” I love the appetite in your luminous soft face , your
delicate lips , the secret knowledge of your cunt folded in its golden hair just
I snort with laughter , and so do you , but you continue counting , and when a little
later I groan again , you stop again , and repeat the chant . You say , “ I ' m
teaching you to make love when people are around . ” I lie in your arms and
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ehough75 - LibraryThing
Amazing. Loved every aspect of this book. She shows how her thoughts and process have developed and changed over the years with both conversaitons, debates, and encounters with the people she has met ... Read full review
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An amazing book of vignettes that explore the ideas and intersections of love, sexuality, gender, and identity. A beautiful love letter to her partner, Leslie Feinberg. Read full review