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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And, when I stood up to face the public opponents of my liberation as a woman, I
got little help from the theories I was reading. When I debated right-wing women
in my community in North Carolina, as they lambasted the Equal Rights ...
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 haven for a few thousand
women, and a temporary town that is also a profitable business for its owners.
transgender, pre-operative, post-op and non-op transsexual, cross- dressing,
biological, cultural, butch, femme, and unclassifiable women. An African-
American woman, partying in front of her tent, sees us on our impromptu march.
She yells, "I ...
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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