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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Now I watch as each car approaches you , passes you by , then comes toward
me , coming close , closer , gone . I nod grimly to the muscled white man jogging
toward me with a small barbell in each hand . I breathe , breathe , do pull - ups on
I am eight or twelve or sixteen, and I am crying as I always do at this point in the
movie, when Gone With the Wind comes to my Alabama town every four years. I
am crying because on the screen a slender white woman is groveling on the ...
... female you are always a woman ? Then the member of the group who is a
female - to - male transsexual should be able to come in , though he makes it
plain that he doesn't want to . As a man , he respects the boundaries of women's
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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