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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We have cherry pie and coffee. 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
Beside him stands a woman old enough to be his mother, a white- headed 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 and ...
S/HE 183 to justify everything from job discrimination (because women have
smaller brains and aren't as smart) to ... Suddenly a white woman approaches
and says with outrage, "I was walking by here and felt boy energy, then I saw you.
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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