SARAH PRAGER presents QUEER, THERE, & EVERYWHERE: 23 PEOPLE WHO CHANGED THE WORLD

This first-ever LGBTQ history book of its kind for young adults will appeal to fans of fun, empowering pop-culture books like Rad American Women A-Z and Notorious RBG World history has been made by countless lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer individuals--and you've never heard of many of them.

Queer author and activist Sarah Prager delves deep into the lives of 23 people who fought, created, and loved on their own terms. From high-profile figures like Abraham Lincoln and Eleanor Roosevelt to the trailblazing gender-ambiguous Queen of Sweden and a bisexual blues singer who didn't make it into your history books, these astonishing true stories uncover a rich queer heritage that encompasses every culture, in every era. By turns hilarious and inspiring, the beautifully illustrated Queer, There, and Everywhere is for anyone who wants the real story of the queer rights movement.

Sarah Prager is an activist, public speaker, and writer with a B.A. from Boston University and a Certificate of Communications from Emerson College. She is the founder and director of Quist, a free mobile app that aims to bring queer history to the world in an interesting and interactive way. Sarah came out as a lesbian at the age of fourteen and taught herself LGBTQ history as a means of gaining a sense of community. She has been an activist since that time, working for marriage equality, bisexual visibility, HIV prevention, sexual assault prevention, and basic LGBTQ human rights abroad. She has written about LGBTQ history for the Huffington PostThe Advocate, the It Gets Better Project's blog, and QED: A Journal of LGBTQ Worldmaking. She lives in Connecticut with her wife and their child. This is her first book.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
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Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World Cover Image
By Sarah Prager, Zoe More O'Ferrall (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062474315
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - May 23rd, 2017