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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At the gates of women's land , volunteers wave the cars and campers through , to
a place that is certainly no nation , just a summer ... Does the policy of woman -
born - woman mean that if you are born a female you are always a woman ?
S / HE 183 to justify everything from job discrimination ( because women have
smaller brains and aren't as smart ) to ... of women in the dusty fields beyond the
gate is a community based on biological purity , then it offers me , a “ real woman
transgender , pre - operative , post - op and non - op transsexual , crossdressing ,
biological , cultural , butch , femme , and unclassifiable women . An African -
American woman , partying in front of her tent , sees us on our impromptu march .
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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