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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What kind of new plots might we come up with , what kind of endings invent at a
potluck of just us ? Dancing with this woman who doesn ' t seem especially
interested in me , I glance around the room , and see , pressed into a corner on
The other passengers begin to wonder about what kind of woman , what kind of
man we are . Are we getting away with some illicit pleasure , some forbidden
game that they will never get to play ? LUNCH am sitting in on lunch at the deli ...
But when we ask , the women at the gate can ' t tell us exactly what kind of
women are welcome . Does the policy of woman - born - woman mean that if you
are born a female you are always a woman ? Then the member of the group who
is a ...
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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