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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My husband comes home from a party and tells me that he saw this woman
furtively kissing another woman there . Then one night , in the ... I lean over and
kiss her on the mouth , an exquisite lingering kiss , and I orgasm . I wake up and
I feel the edge of your teeth as you kiss my neck roughly , as you cry out , “ I want
to mark you , I want to . ” I am panting , “ Go ahead , bite me , bite me . With my
hand I pull your head toward me . You groan , “ I want to , but I can't . I can't .
you for her first kiss , her first everything . Of course I ... He was sixteen , so
afterwards we sat in his car in my driveway and kissed . His mouth ... We didn't
talk about anything until we sat outside my house again , and I put my face up for
a kiss .
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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