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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My thighs and cunt are hot as if I'd been lying naked in the sun, on parched grass
behind a tall hedge. I begin to write, but only in my journal about my dreams: A
woman and I are sitting together, talking and looking at a book. Suddenly I thrust
You curve your body so I am in the clasp of your hip and thigh. Why do we start
talking about danger? I say that sex is the most physical risk I've ever taken, the
femme equivalent of white water rafting. You laugh, you ask, "Nothing else?" I
I wiggle in your arms, slide my hands onto your naked back, and gyrate my hips
slowly, pushing my thighs and cunt against your thighs, heating up. "Just like now
," I murmur to you, "when I say, 'Cook, pot, 'and it begins to happen." — — c.
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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
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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