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 are sweating as much from her song as from the early summer heat in Atlanta
, three hundred lesbians packed into an old movie theater, sweating and sighing
over a short, stocky butch in a tuxedo, lip-synching to "Steam Heat." She is the ...
In clips from old movies, her mouth opens, sings, sobs, chatters. But I see,
fascinated, what held me to her thirty years ago, that mouth melting under
another's mouth, just as the small of her back yielded and melted under a wider
I am eight or twelve or sixteen, and I am crying as I always do at this point in the
movie, when Gone With the Wind comes to my Alabama town every four years. I
am crying because on the screen a slender white woman is groveling on 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
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