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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I say, "She's transgendered, not transsexual." Up on stage Miss Liberty is reading
, with sexy histrionics and flourishes of her enormous torch, a proclamation from a
woman who is a U.S. senator, a speech that trumpets and drums with the ...
You joke that you are my dead fathers every fear: a working-class Jew, a
Communist, an antiracist political organizer — who is also a stone butch
transgendered lesbian. You are the one he feared was taking over the world, and
you've ended ...
You speak of your transgendered existence between woman and man, born
female, but male in gender expression. You explain that you can't always live
openly as a transgendered person, that you and I sometimes pass as husband
and wife ...
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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