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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mingham bookstore , she walked in , looking grown and fine in her cowboy boots
, white shirt open at the collar , tailored slacks — looking like the butch dyke she
had turned out to be . She was someone who had known me since I was small ...
Often a lesbian considered " too butch ” was assumed to be , at least in part , a
male chauvinist . She might get thrown out of her lesbian collective for this , or
refused admittance to a lesbian bar . Frequently a lesbian who was “ too femme ”
PERFUME ouse party , lesbian porn videos in the basement , and the butch I
stood next to , watching , said , “ Why does every woman in these videos have
long fingernails ? ” All the women fucking femme to femme on the TV video were
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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