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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I want to copy the roster of rotating housework tacked up in the kitchen to use at
home with my husband . But I've also just written a review for the local feminist
newsletter - on a book about androgyny — so now I feel I belong here , at my first
She has four children , and no husband . She married out of poverty at fourteen ,
and left her husband just a year or two ago , in her midtwenties , my age . I have
two children and a husband I married three months out of my teens . I wear my ...
I'll be the husband you've always wanted . ” Now at the party our hostess friend ,
giddy with happiness , flashes an antique diamond ring , while we joke with the
woman next to her about weddings , while I bless my thin , fragile circle , already
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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