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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Waking with a start in the dim twilight, in the rank sheets, first I am lying on my
husband, his penis engorged against my stomach. Then it is her penis that
burrows and bumps against me. Then I shift and know: Perhaps it is my own,
writhing and ...
Or you don't like women at all, so you want to be a man, so what you really want
is his filthy penis. At some point her accusations merge, and I become a
perverted lesbian who wants a penis like a man, and filthy sex with other women.
There was always elaborate manipulation of me by him, contortions of fingers,
penis, always the fear of possible pregnancy, always his fear of me. But you are
excited by my desire, close to orgasm yourself. The birds have subsided into ...
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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