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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In my group I finally say the word masturbate — which I've never spoken out loud
in my life — and find the other women think the word and the practice are
perfectly ordinary. They argue that men expect to masturbate and do, and women
When you finish, the radio engineer, a friendly dyke, says off-handedly, "Well, you
can't use the word fuck on the air. Read that line again and omit it. Just pause so
people will know something is left out." The government agency in charge of ...
I grasped her soft white forearms, her muscled soft upper arms. Her neck ridged
with muscles, metal bands, as she held me down. She was stronger than me; I
hadn't known that. Not a word from her, not a word from me. We tumbled over and
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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