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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That was to question the foundation of “ civilization . ” The reform wing of the
women ' s movement was profoundly ambivalent about taking on lesbian and
transgender issues publicly . It dealt with issues of race and class reluctantly and
The theory developed by each has complicated our questions about the
categories of race , sex , gender , sexuality , and class . And these theories have
advanced our ability to struggle against oppressions that are imposed and
justified using ...
The examiners saw white and woman , and I fit myself without question into one
of the boxes . Either Mor F , either Wor N . After all , the state demanded I live in
one or the other . In my billfold was the document , the piece of plastic that proved
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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