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We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights

by Amelia Abraham, Beth Ditto, Owen Jones, Peppermint, Olly Alexander, Wolfgang Tillmans and Phyll Opoku-Gyimah

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Published 3rd June 2021, 352 pages
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How can we create a better world for LGBTQ+ people? 35 extraordinary voices share their stories and visions for the future.

‘A vital addition to your bookshelf’ Stylist , 5 Books for Summer
‘Captivating … A must-read’ Gay Times

We talk about achieving ‘LGBTQ+ equality’, but around the world, LGBTQ+ people are still suffering discrimination and extreme violence. How do we solve this urgent problem, allowing queer people everywhere the opportunity to thrive?

In We Can Do Better Than This , 35 voices explore this question. Through deeply moving stories and provocative new arguments on safety and visibility, dating and gender, care and community, they map new global frontiers in the fight for LGBTQ+ rights.

Pabllo Vittar pleads for the end of hate murders, Olly Alexander champions inclusive sex education in schools, and Beth Ditto calls for a revolution in representation. Elsewhere, Mykki Blanco sets out a vision to end HIV stigma, Owen Jones demands improved LGBTQ+ mental health services, and Travis Alabanza imagines a world without gender policing.

Moving from the UK and USA to Russia, Bangladesh and beyond, this is a guide to understanding the crucial issues facing LGBTQ+ people today. But it’s also a passionate call to action and an important manifesto for how - together - we can start to create a better future.

Edited by journalist and author Amelia Abraham , with writing from:

Peppermint - Wolfgang Tillmans - Olly Alexander - Jonathan Anderson - Pabllo Vittar - Naoise Dolan - Amrou Al-Kadhi - Shura - Beth Ditto - Owen Jones - Riyadh Khalaf - Tom Rasmussen - Mykki Blanco - Phyll Opoku-Gyimah - Travis Alabanza - Yasmin Benoit - Mazharul Islam - Kate Bornstein - Adam Eli - Shon Faye - Fox Fisher - Hanne Gaby Odiele - Sasha Kazantseva - Andrew Gurza - Holland - Levi Hord - Juliet Jacques - Leticia Opio - madison moore - Matthew Riemer (@LGBT_History) - Vincent Desmond - Juno Roche - Bobbi Salvoer Menuez - Carl Siciliano

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We Can Do Better Than This: 35 Voices on the Future of LGBTQ+ Rights
by Amelia Abraham, Beth Ditto, Owen Jones, Peppermint, Olly Alexander, Wolfgang Tillmans and Phyll Opoku-Gyimah

ISBN
9781529113303

Publisher
Vintage Publishing

Binding
Hardback

Publication date
June 3, 2021

Dimensions
22.5cm x 14.5cm x 3.2cm

Page count
352 pages