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 stops, puts his hand on the shoulder of one of the women who'd been raped,
and asks: "Solving the world's problems?" She says, "I don't know about that, but
take your hand off me." I say, "We don't know you. We don't want to talk to you.
My lawyer said to me, "You don't have a dog's chance in court. Your affair won't
last. They never do under the circumstances. Are you bisexual? Normalize your
life. You'll have a better chance for the children. Be careful. Don't count on his ...
I say, "I don't think I'll come here alone. Too many cars passing, always someone
watching to see if this time he can get away with it." I don't tell you how I watched
every moment for your black shirt and cropped blonde hair, like I do when you ...
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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