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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Walking fast up Broadway in noon heat , on my way to meet you in the City , I ' m
enjoying the cool swish of my skirt , the small oval of shade cast by my straw hat .
I ' ve missed my body ' s sensuality I dared not show , afraid to be seen as too ...
She shifts her weight expertly , hip to hip , high - heel stilts , and smooths her tight
black - skirt thighs . The poet on my left leans across to ask the novelist on my
right a question : What is the number of her shade of auburn hair ? Another in this
There , everyone waits to discover the other through what people choose to
reveal of their sex and gender . But here , I have only two choices . In my sandals
and well - worn jeans , I push open the door that says Skirt . BORDER t 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