LGBTQ STATS: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People by the Numbers

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Price
$17.95  $16.69
Publisher
New Press
Publish Date
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 1.0 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781620972441

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About the Author

Bennett L. Singer edited the book Growing Up Gay and co-directed the film Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin, a feature-length documentary that was broadcast nationally on PBS's POV series and won more than twenty-five international awards. David Deschamps and Singer edited Gay and Lesbian Stats-- the acclaimed first edition of this book--and were co-directors of the award-winning PBS documentary Electoral Dysfunction, hosted by Mo Rocca. They live in Brooklyn.

Reviews

Praise for LGBTQ Stats
Winner of the 2018 American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book Award Named one of the best nonfiction books of 2019 by The Advocate

"Everything you need to know--or didn't even know you wanted to know--can be found within the pages of this astounding handbook...An important and indispensable research tool for every library collection."
--Booklist (starred)

"If you want to settle arguments, start conversations, or learn about LGBTQ history and life, this book is a great place to start. It's the most comprehensive portrait of LGBTQ life around."
--M.V. Lee Badgett, economist and author of The Public Professor: How to Use Your Research to Change the World

"For everyone committed to social justice in my home state of North Carolina and in every other state in the nation, this meticulously researched book is essential reading. It's a riveting chronicle that illuminates where we've been, where we are today, and most importantly where we need to go in the ongoing movement for LGBTQ equality."
--Mandy Carter, co-founder of the National Black Justice Coalition, co-founder of Southerners on New Ground, and Nobel Peace Prize nominee

"A crucial portrait of where we are on the road to equality and acceptance."
--Steven Petrow, Civilities columnist at the Washington Post and former president of NLGJA: The Association of LGBTQ Journalists

Praise for Growing Up Gay/Growing Up Lesbian, edited by Bennett L. Singer:
"Takes a giant step forward in addressing lesbian and gay teens."
--Publishers Weekly

Praise for Gay & Lesbian Stats, edited by David Deschamps and Bennett L. Singer:
"Eye-opening."
--The Denver Post

"A small but excellent collection of facts and figures."
--The Times-Picayune

"An enlightening chronicle of our past, present, and future. It is a must-read for lesbians, gays, bisexuals, straights, and everyone in between."
--Keith Meinhold, former petty officer, U.S. Navy