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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Three white men in suits walk past us . One stops , puts his hand on the shoulder
of one of the women who ' d been raped , and asks : “ Solving the world ' s
problems ? ” She says , “ I don ' t know about that , but take your hand off me .
In the past I have denied I was a woman . The pronoun she was a trap set by
others to catch me . I watch her talk , cheeks flushed pink , eyes gleaming silver
and green . I imagine wrapping womanhood around me like a length of
ta lesbian conference , she and I had walked past the sex toys display , not quite
browsing , but looking . At black leather 1 I harnesses as slinky as snakes , at
vibrators the size of pea pods and ones shaped like beavers , at purple dildo ...
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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