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From Prejudice to Pride: A History of LGBTQ+ Movement

From Prejudice to Pride: A History of LGBTQ+ Movement

A history of the struggle for LGBT civil rights

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ISBN 9781526301901
Barcode 9781526301901
Published 8 August 2017 by Hachette Children's Books
Format Hardback, Illustrated edition
Author(s) By Lame, Amy

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ISBN-13 9781526301901
ISBN-10 1526301903
Stock Available
Status Showing available at publisher; usually ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Hachette Children's Books
Imprint Wayland
Publication Date 8 August 2017
International Publication Date 8 June 2017
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Illustrated edition
Edition Illustrated edition
Author(s) By Lame, Amy
Category Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Interest Age Children / Young Adults
Reading Age Children / Young Adults
NBS Text Young Adult General Interest & Leisure
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Young adult
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 198mm
Height: 255mm
Spine: 9mm
Weight 382g
Dewey Code 306.766
Catalogue Code 761961

Description of this Book

The history of the LGBT movement is told through personal stories and firsthand accounts of the movement's key events, like the 1950s 'Lavender Scare', the Stonewall Inn uprising, and the AIDS crisis. Readers will learn how many famous historical members of the LGBT community kept their sexual orientation a secret in order to avoid persecution and be inspired by the many pioneering gay people in history. It will provide questions and discussion points, for example around the use of the word 'gay'. This book will also include a further information section with extensive weblinks for advice and support.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 1 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Amy Lame is a writer, broadcaster, activist, and performer. She co-founded RVT Future, a voluntary LGBTQ+ community group campaigning to preserve the iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern. Amy is the 2014 recipient of the Free Derry Pink Wall Award for her work for LGBTQ+ civil rights. Amy is a familiar presence on TV, in print and on radio. Originally from New Jersey, she has been a proud Londoner for over two decades. She currently serves as the Mayor of London's first Night Czar, overseeing the city's thriving night time economy and culture.

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