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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... off the robe of my gender , my sex , who would I lie down with , naked ? STEAM
HEAT W e are sweating as much from her 38 MINNIE BRUCE PRATT.
STEAM HEAT W e are sweating as much from her song as from the early summer
heat in Atlanta , three hundred lesbians packed into an old movie theater ,
sweating and sighing over a short , stocky burch in a tuxedo , lip - synching to “
She built prefab trailers , she insulated houses , going up into attics in the
summer to spray asbestos in suffocating heat , no protection from the glassy dust
finer than pollen except a flimsy facemask . We both know the work she had to do
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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