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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She is the opening act for the Red Dyke Theater, on the opening night of the
Great Southeast Lesbian Conference, and no one is better than she is that night,
except the tall red-headed femme who jumps onto the stage next, cracking a
On Saturday we walk in sweltering heat from dyke home to dyke home in Little
Five Points. We attend workshops on wide wooden porches, drinking ice tea
while sweat slides down our faces like beads of water on the glasses in our
When she comes for a visit, after I've moved to D.C., my dyke neighbors ask us
over for dessert. I attend to how she gets through a social situation I'm sure she's
never faced, an evening at home with an African-American butch and an Iraqi ...
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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