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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But kneeling between her legs, my tongue about to part her wiry pubic hair, I saw
with horror that she was sewn closed, her labia crisscrossed in blood by dark
metal threads. I found a photograph of us when we were three, in front of an old ...
Standing in the pit of the auditorium, you are someone I don't know yet,
handsome in silky shirt and tie, hair clipped close almost as skin on your fine-
boned head. You read a story about bar raids in the '50s, a dawn scene on the
When you turn your face to kiss me at a certain angle, I am caressed by an edge
of roughness, a rasp of hair at your chin's edge, a reminder of why on the street
you're sometimes still taken for a man, an edge that reminds me how you lived as
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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