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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... manner of a drag queen. He has sandals on his bony feet, with leather thongs
wrapped around his hairy ankles. The rest of him is wrapped in plastic cleaning
bags and newspapers. He is held together with string and rubber bands.
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 over
years later, at my first gay drag show, in the blurred eye of one spotlight, a tall
melancholy drag queen lip-synched a love song. She gleamed, copper-skinned
under beaded black net. She strolled the edges of the audience. Her gloved
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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