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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One woman says she has given her boys up to their father . Stretched out in oak
shade during a workshop on FBI infiltration of the women ' s movement , I look at
how the other women are dressed : mostly jeans and shorts and T - shirts , some
MAMA hen she comes for a visit , after I ' ve moved to D . C . , my dyke neighbors
ask us over for dessert . I attend to how she gets through a social situation I ' m
sure she ' s never faced , an evening at home with an African - American butch ...
S / HE 169 The night we met , you were first a voice in the dark as you talked
about pictures that fell down the slide projector ' s corridor of light , the faces of
people in your history of transgender . One was a photograph of a jazz musician ,
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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