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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As we four lean toward each other over hazelnut coffee, I wonder if she's ever sat
down to eat in an interracial group. But my friends are interested in something
else: "We expected a little white lady in gloves. You didn't tell us that your mama's
Then suddenly I lean back in your arms, look into your eyes, and begin to move
as if the dance is air I am flying into, or water I am finning through, finally moving
in my element. When we sit to drink Calistogas and lime with friends, you say, ...
woman, say mildly, "I'm not sure she's straight. In any case, you're for freedom of
gender expression, right?" Smiling patiently at me, you lean against a steel beam
, your shirt unbuttoned half-way open, your white T-shirt stretched tight over your
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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