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.
Results 1-3 of 22
She pressed two fingers tight together. "He loved him like this, like this," she said,
her fingers lying as close together as lovers. The second time I met you, I
wondered if we would be lovers. In a theatrical foyer crowded with dressed-up
I tremble from hours of your fingers and tongue on my nipples. You say, very low,
"This is for you, or not at all." I stroke the shaft with my fingers and palm while you
shiver. I take the head in my teeth, and you bend toward me, swaying, pushing ...
Pissed off, he snapped his fingers at me, "Tighten it up, baby, tighten it up," to
show the station attendant that I was his prostitute, and that I would fall into line.
Then he stalked out. I was a woman marked as feminine, outside the house and ...
What people are saying - Write a review
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