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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Carolyn Heilbrun advocated androgyny, the elimination of the polarities of "
gender roles" that she considered the cause of power differences between men
and women. Andrea Dworkin campaigned to alter the practice of sexual
They were condemned as "sexual deviants" and "sluts" by a group of women
organizing against pornography, who identified themselves as "real feminists." At
about this time, I was teaching women's studies at a state university near ...
When she wanted to write a novel of "sexual inversion," she consulted Una, Lady
Troubridge, her wife, her lover of many years. She thought the book might bring
catastrophe, not just to her career, but to their lives. Una replied, "Write what is in
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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