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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Her birthday present to me is a gold pocket watch engraved with my initials , like
the one she wears on a silver chain hooked to ... I begin to wear green fatigue
pants , secondhand from Fort Bragg , and T - shirts that demand Free Joann Little
wear jeans and flannel shirts and hippie dresses . She writes for a local lesbian
literary magazine , Sinister Wisdom . I think she knows more about being a dyke
than I do . Is that because she's a butch ? We don't talk about this , and we don't ...
It was the mid - ' 60s , and we girls were not allowed to wear jeans or shorts to
school . This assembly was the only day of the year , except Halloween , that a
boy could wear a skirt in public . And only if he agreed to ridicule femininity , even
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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