GREAT LGBTQ+ SPEECHES

Subtitle Empowering Voices That Engage And Inspire

Tea Uglow
Price $11.99 / £9.99
Description Description Learn all about the fight for LGBTQ+ rights with this striking collection of impactful speeches. Discover the inspiring voices that have changed our world, and started a new conversation.
 
Great LGBTQ+ Speeches is a pioneering collection of over 40 empowering and influential speeches that chart the history of the LGBTQ+ movement. Read the powerful words of Audre Lorde, Harvey Milk, Munroe Bergdorf, Sir Elton John and more. Together, these speakers touch on all aspects of LGBTQ+ life, from equal marriage to the AIDS crisis, bullying to parenthood, and from the first 19th century campaigns through to trans rights allyship today.

We are stronger when we stand together, and this collection from award-winning activist Tea Uglow encourages us to do just that whilst celebrating the beauty of our differences.
  • Pour through a pioneering collection of talks, declarations and lectures, from people whose voices have too often been marginalised; 
  • Read over 40 empowering and influential speeches that chart the history of the LGBTQ+ movement up to the present day; 
  • Take in striking photographic portraits with insightful introductions, offering essential context, fresh insights and a nuanced understanding that brings each character and their words to life

The voices: Audre Lorde; Harvey Milk; Munroe Bergdorf; Sir Elton John; Sir Ian McKellen; George Takei; Sylvia Rivera; Bayard Rustin; Elizabeth Toledo; Alison Bechdel; Loretta E. Lynch; Hanne Gaby Odiele; Vito Russo; Tammy Baldwin; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Barack Obama; Senator Karl Heinrich Ulrichs; Robert G. Ingersoll; Anna Rüling; Franklin "Frank" Kameny; Sally Miller Gearhart; Harry Hay; Sue Hyde; Mary Fisher; Essex Hemphill; Simon Nkoli; Urvashi Vaid; Eric Rofes; Justice Michael Kirby; Evan Wolfson; Paul Martin; Ian Hunter; Dan Savage and Terry Miller; Rabbi Kleinbaum; Senator Penny Wong; Arsham Parsi; Anna Grodzka; Debi Jackson; Jóhanna Sigurðardóttir; Lee Mokobe; Ban Ki-moon; Geraldine Roman; Cecilia Chung; Olly Alexander.

 


If you like this book, you may also be interested in Great Women’s Speeches (2021).
Format:
Format Trade Paperback 176 Pages
ISBN:
ISBN 9780711275010
Size:
Size5.51 in x 7.87 in / 140.00 mm x 200.00 mm
Published:
Published Date April 4th, 2024
Tea Uglow
Tea Uglow is Creative Director for Google’s Creative Lab in Sydney. She works with cultural and creative organisations around the world exploring the space between technology and the arts and what can happen when they intersect.
 
An experienced public speaker, Tea’s TedX talk on the contrast between the screen-based world we live in and the organic world we say we love, has been viewed over 1.5m times. In May 2016 she spoke at the Sydney Writers Festival on Doubt as a creative catalyst; during the talk Tea acknowledged that she was transgender and transitioning, the talk was made into a book and is available as a podcast. 
 
In May 2018 Tea was celebrated as one of Australia’s #OUT50LGBTQ Leaders by Deloitte.
 
Jack Holland
Jack Holland is an illustrator and graduate of Falmouth University, UK. His work is inspired by people and the shapes and forms of everyday life.
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