Queer, There, and Everywhere

Queer, There, and Everywhere

23 People Who Changed the World

Book - 2017
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A LGBTQ chronicle for teens shares facts about 23 influential gay and gender-ambiguous notables from the era of the Roman Empire to the present, exploring how they defied convention to promote civil rights, pursue relationships on their own terms and shape culture
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062474315
0062474316
Characteristics: 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: O'Ferrall, Zoë More - Illustrator

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Learn about queer trailblazers from around the world! Profiles include Elagabalus, an extravagant teenage Roman Emperor who also happened to be a trans woman, Josef Kohout, a gay Holocaust survivor, Sylvia Rivera, a trans woman and leader of the queer liberation movement and ... Abraham Lincoln?


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KateCCL
Oct 27, 2018

Queer people have been around for centuries, and they’ve been doing amazing things that have helped make the world the place it is today. If you are, think you might be, or know someone who is, or might be, queer this book is a must read. A collection of short, readable biographies from a Roman emperor to George Takei.

ArapahoeJennieB Jan 04, 2018

An engaging historical anthology of LGBTQ persons. Some of the people discussed in this book might be familiar to readers, but many more may not be. A must read for anyone, teen or adult, who wants to learn more about the queer community. The author also includes references in the back, for readers who wish to further expand their knowledge.

I highly recommend this engaging and empowering book.

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Sep 03, 2017

Excellent, easy to read comprehensive account of 23 people who changed the world, their lives, and their society and forged a way ahead for many others. Very well written.

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MusicalKnitter
Aug 03, 2017

This is a wonderful introduction to queer history! It is very easy to read and written with a good sense of humour.

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