Follow the daily life of one queer artist from Texas as they introduce us to the lives of ten extraordinary people.
The author shares their life as a genderqueer person, living in the American South, revealing their own personal struggle for acceptance and how they were inspired by these historical LGBTQIA+ people to live their own truth. Featuring biographies of Mary Jones, We'wha, Magnus Hirschfeld, Dr. Pauli Murray, Wilmer "Little Axe" M. Broadnax, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Carlett Brown, Nancy Cardenas, Ifti Nasim, and Simon Nkoli.
This book paints a picture of the lives of ten specific LGBTQIA people from history, framed by the personal struggles of the author to find acceptance and to carve out a meaningful life. The author, Shelby Criswell shares the reality of life as a genderqueer person, living in the American South, revealing their own personal struggle for acceptance and how they were inspired by the valiant efforts of each of the ten featured historical transgender or queer people to live their own truth.