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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Would you have told me you were a woman ? Or a man ? What would you have
said of who you were ? Would the rough hair on your face have brushed against
my mouth , made me want to part the soft hair curled between your legs , made ...
She told the story of how , many years ago , he would not go to see the brother he
loved most in the world be married . She pressed two fingers tight together . “ He
loved him like this , like this , " she said , her fingers lying as close together as ...
You told of a lover who stepped forward protectively as you delivered a snap kick
. Both she and you ended up bloody , never clear if the basher thought you a gay
man or a butch lesbian . Then you say , “ Do the best you can . I'll never blame ...
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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