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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Some proposed abolishing distinctions in biological functioning — as in
Shulamith Firestone's suggestion for artificial wombs to erase female biological
functions that she believed were the basis of male and female , and of inequality .
The African - American woman eating sushi at the next table may be a woman
lovely in her bones , gestures , tone of voice , but this does not mean that her
genitals are female . If the handsome Filipino man in the upstairs apartment is
Does the policy of woman - born - woman mean that if you are born a 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 ...
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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