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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How many ways are there have gender — from masculine to androgynous to
feminine? Is there a connection between the sexualities of lesbian, bisexual,
heterosexual, between desire and liberation? No one told us: The path divides,
Carolyn Heilbrun advocated androgyny, the elimination of the polarities of "
gender roles" that she considered the cause of power differences between men
and women. Andrea Dworkin campaigned to alter the practice of sexual
Of the other women, all with short hair and jeans and slacks, some are femmes,
some butches with their legs spread apart and their hands in their pockets, some
are kiki or androgynous. But no one pushes masculine and feminine to the edge
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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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - dancingwaves - LibraryThing
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