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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A white woman stockbroker complains about quotas , a white housewife says that
smiling at her husband feels like slavery , two women make jokes about queers .
Two Black women who work for the county say , “ You ' ll have to start talking ...
Beside him stands a woman old enough to be his mother , a whiteheaded white
woman old enough to be my grandmother . She does not look out at the camera ,
or at any of the other white people , or at the slaughtered men . She looks up ...
Suddenly a white woman approaches and says with outrage , “ I was walking by
here and felt boy energy , then I saw you . I came here to be with women only .
You don ' t belong here . ” She is speaking to someone who she has selected as
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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