"In these lyrical vignettes, Pratt expands the boundaries of gender and its theory. She explores the inconsistencies, the infinities, the fluidity of sex and gender, and asks intriguing questions: How many ways are there to be girl, boy, man, woman? Is there a connection between feminine, masculine, lesbian, heterosexual, between desire and liberation? How many ways can the body's sex vary---by chromosomes, hormones, genitals? How many ways can our gender expressions multiply---between home and work, at the computer and when we kiss someone, in our dreams and when we walk down the street? What is our dream of who we want to be? Pratt's stories are part of new theory appearing at the intersections---of the feminism of U.S. women's liberation, the writings of women of color in the U.S. and internationally, the queer ideas of lesbian and gay liberation, and the emerging thought of transgender liberation. S/HE helps move these ideas into action by giving us theory that has flesh and breath, that exists in all of our eccentric, complicated, daily lives."--BOOK JACKET.
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Of those of us gathered at our queer reunion , there was no public record in our
town — no note in the weekly chat column from Greenpond or Six Mile — of
those we had loved faithfully for five years , ten years , the children ...
Your hand fucked my mouth , but in queer sex my mouth would have held the
head of your cock , biting gently as my hands slid along the shaft . ” She didn't
answer . She laughed uncomfortably . You kneel beside me on the bed , your
With you in a suit and tie , me in a gossamer dress , we stand out like we're
holding up a sign that says Support Queer Rights . Sure enough , as we step off
the curb , a man behind us yells drunkenly in my ear , “ Hey , they're lesbians !
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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