Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present! (Hardback)
  • Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present! (Hardback)

Queer Heroes: Meet 53 LGBTQ Heroes From Past and Present! (Hardback)

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Hardback 64 Pages
Published: 17/09/2019
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This beautiful, bold book celebrates the achievements of LGBTQ+ people through history and from around the world. It features dynamic full-colour portraits of a diverse selection of 53 inspirational role models accompanied by short biographies that focus on their incredible successes. 

From Freddie Mercury's contribution to music, Emma González's brave and powerful message, Leonardo da Vinci's artistic legend, Harvey Milk's refusal to stay quiet and so many more inspiring queer heroes and icons and their tapestry of stories. Published to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, this extraordinary book will show children that anything is possible.

Discover the inspiring stories of these LGBTQ+ artists, writers, innovators, athletes, and activists who have made great contributions to culture, from ancient times to present day. This is the perfect book for anyone who wants to learn more about a collection of inspiring figures in LGBTQ+ history:

Freddie Mercury, Sappho, Audre Lorde, Manvendra Singh Gohil, Frida Kahlo, Emma Gonzalez, James Baldwin, Leonardo da Vinci, Alexander Wang, Subhi Nahas, Tove Jansson, Alan Turing, Michelangelo, Martina Navratilova, Sia, Tim Cook, Pedro Almodovar, Virginia Woolf, Tchaikovsky, Vikram Seth, Yotam Ottolenghi, Johanna Sigurðardóttir, Marsha Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, David Bowie, Kasha Nabagsera, Lili Elbe, Matthew Bourne, Alvin Ailey, Harvey Milk, Willem Arondeus, Nergis Mavalvala, Rufus Wainwright, Marlene Dietrich, Larry Kramer, Didier Lestrade, Nabuko Yoshiya, Bayard Rustin, Claire Harvey, Barbara Jordan, Josephine Baker, k.d. lang, Kristen Stewart, Jazz Jennings, Elio di Rupo, Oscar Wilde, Harish Iyer, Khalid Abdel-Hadi, Lana and Lilly Wachowski, Ellen DeGeneres, and Portia de Rossi.

Publisher: Quarto Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781786034861
Number of pages: 64
Dimensions: 276 x 235 mm

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“Great book”

This book is a great collection of inspiring queer people.

All of the people featured in this book are queer. Some are gay or lesbians, while others are bisexual or transgender. I knew that a few of the people were... More

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“Failed to live up to expectation.”

This is a book with so much potential - children need to see that some of their heroes are like themselves when it comes to their gender and/or sexual preferences.

This is where I immediately had a problem with it... More

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