We Make It Better: The LGBTQ Community and Their Positive Contributions to Society (Gender Identity Book for Teens, Gay Rights, Transgend (Paperback)
"For all LGBTQ teens and young adults, this book will help inspire and empower you to become your best selves."―Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-winning Screenwriter, "Milk
#1 Bestseller in LGBT Studies, Lesbian Studies
LGBT history is as old as history itself. In that time, LGBT people have positively impacted their communities, made advancements for society, and changed the world We Make It Better profiles all the people, places, and events that show just how awesome and inspiring the LGBT community is.
A stirring look at LGBT history. LGBT people have always played important roles in society. They have served their country, served in office, pushed for the protection of human rights, and have impacted all fields of study, sport, art, and industry. Meet some of the most famous thinkers and changers in history from Bayard Rustin, Alan Turing, Dr. Sally Ride, and Oscar Wilde to present day innovators and world changers such as Billie Jean King, Jason Collins, Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Cook, the Wachowski sisters, Sir Ian McKellen and more.
Positivity for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and adults. More than a "who's who" of LGBT history, We Make It Better is a vibrant chronicle of the events in history where the LGBT community came together to fight for equality and save lives. Learn how the community came together during the HIV/AIDs crisis, fought for marriage equality, protested discrimination, and pushed for progressive change throughout the years. Learn about the events, places, people, and beliefs that are all causes for pride and celebration.
Read this book and:
- Discover important LGBT people who have changed the world
- Be moved by the accomplishments of the LGBT community
- Be inspired by a mix of biographies, history, and quotes
Readers of The ABCs of LGBT by Ashley Mardell or Queer: A Graphic History by Dr. Meg-John Barker will love We Make It Better, a quintessential LGBT book.