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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We hadn't known much about many of the lives hidden in our town, and now we
gathered, ready to find out: Me and the woman who was my first friend, almost my
first memory. And my best girlfriend from high school, who'd also grown up to be ...
She thought the book might bring catastrophe, not just to her career, but to their
lives. Una replied, "Write what is in your heart.... I wish to be known for what I am,
and to dwell with you in the palace of truth." We stroll slowly down the green aisle
One companion is a short man with a beard, deep voice, flat chest, who is
dressed in trousers, salt-and-pepper half-coat, who was born female, but now
lives and functions in every way as a man, a white transsexual man. Another 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