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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You explain to me that you're more careful the closer you are to where you liveno
Mr. or Ms. on your mailbox . You need home to be a refuge from threat on the
street , not a trap where violence waits . Today you say you've always started life
Last night I'd wished for my hat when I was walking a side street and a van pulled
up beside me . The driver was someone who thought one glance at a skirt
allowed him to own what's under it . He cruised by slowly , making kissing sounds
The femme lesbian sexually harassed on the street because she wouldn't smile
when a man asked her to . The pre - op transsexual woman who lost custody of
the children she had fathered , who said over and over , “ My babies .
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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