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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I didn't know how to answer their raging remarks , accusations which were
echoed throughout the United States as part of a concerted antifeminist
campaign . Some of the first slogans I'd learned in the women's movement were “
Biology is not ...
On stage , a drag queen in beaded white chiffon is ferociously lip - synching and
tail - switching an answer to the introduction you have given her , praise from a
drag king resplendent in your black - on - black suit . In the audience , I hesitate ...
I answered , “ I came from a house where I was never touched . My wound is the
absence of touch . ” As we ... Years later , in this crowded room , I have another
answer for her : Desire is like a poem . The knife can mean death and life , but ...
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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