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 unless I “ butch up ” my style , sometimes I am suspect inside my lesbian
world as too feminine to be lesbian . And both inside and outside lesbian space ,
there is another assumption held by some : No “ real ” lesbian would be attracted
My skin feels sunburned , my breasts ache and chafe inside my blouse . My
thighs and cunt are hot as if I ' d been lying naked in the sun , on parched grass
behind a tall hedge . I begin to write , but only in my journal about my dreams : A
In San Francisco , I found a present for her , a red silk box with two steel balls
inside , enameled over with dragons . The proprietress rolled one chiming in her
palm , the sound inside a dragon egg . She said , “ This is for strengthening the ...
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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