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What mark had we each left on the other? And who were we to each other, at five
years old? Were we "butch" and "femme"? Were we "boy" and "girl"? Why was I
invisible in her memories, a "girl" but not a "lesbian"? I turned and looked back ...
Frequently a lesbian who was "too femme" was perceived as a woman who had
not liberated her mind or her body. In ordinary arguments with a lesbian friend or
lover, she could be dismissed — as I sometimes was — with, "You act just like a ...
Discussions of sexuality may exclude butch/butch and femme/femme pairings as
too homoerotically queer. Some of us who talk of ourselves as butch or femme
may reject identification with people like us who live at the extremes of gender.
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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