Gay People Who Changed History by Adam Sutherland


Gay People Who Changed History by Adam Sutherland

Learn about the actions of gay history makers in this book, ranging from the pioneering campaigning of Henry Gerber and Larry Kramer to the Stonewall community's expressions of protest and the groundbreaking artistic careers of Oscar Wilde, Ellen DeGeneres and Sir Elton John. Explore the lives of those who made their mark on history, from political protest to raising millions for charity and from celebrating identity to speaking out against injustice. The History Makers series looks at the lives of significant figures from the past and present, who, by their ideas and actions, affected the course of history in their own countries and across the world.

About the Author

Adam Sutherland is an award-winning journalist and non-fiction writer with over 20 years' experience in the industry. He has written for publications including The Observer, Wired and Esquire magazines, and has won the PPA Specialist Writer of the Year Award for his coverage of sport, and a BSME award for Young Writer of the Year. He started his writing career covering bands and music for style magazines The Face, i-D and Arena, but more recently has expanded to cover film, new media and business. He has written a series of business titles for young adults on companies such as Nike, Google and Facebook, and biographies of rapper Jay-Z and Apple founder Steve Jobs.

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24 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

10th September 2015



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