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Tomorrow will be different : love, loss, and the fight for trans equality / Sarah McBride.

McBride, Sarah, 1990- author. (Author). Biden, Joseph R., writer of foreword. (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Moorhead Public Library 306.768 MCB (Text) 33500012652111 Main Available -
Greenbush Public Library 921 MCB (Text) 35500006019879 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524761479
  • ISBN: 1524761478
  • ISBN: 9781524761486
  • ISBN: 1524761486
  • Physical Description: xiii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown Archetype, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 268-270).
Formatted Contents Note: Foreword / by Joe Biden -- Introduction: This is the world we will help build -- "I'm transgender" -- "Hi, I'm Andy...I think we'd get along pretty swimmingly." -- "Sarah" -- The People's House -- The political is personal -- "Please pass this bill." -- One step closer to justice -- "Will you still love me?" -- "It hasn't taken away my voice." -- "Amazing grace." -- Righteous anger -- There was that word again. "History" -- Our voices matter.
Summary, etc.: "A captivating memoir that will change the way we look at identity and equality in this country. Before she became the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention in 2016 at the age of twenty-six, Sarah McBride struggled with the decision to come out--not just to her family but to the students of American University, where she was serving as student body president. She'd known she was a girl from her earliest memories, but it wasn't until the Facebook post announcing her truth went viral that she realized just how much impact her story could have on the country. Four years later, McBride was one of the nation's most prominent transgender activists, walking the halls of the White House, advocating inclusive legislation, and addressing the country in the midst of a heated presidential election. She had also found her first love and future husband, Andy, a trans man and fellow activist, who complemented her in every way ... until cancer tragically intervened. Informative, heartbreaking, and profoundly empowering, Tomorrow Will Be Different is McBride's story of love and loss and a powerful entry point into the LGBTQ community's battle for equal rights and what it means to be openly transgender. From issues like bathroom access to health care to gender in America, McBride weaves the important political and cultural milestones into a personal journey that will open hearts and change minds. As McBride urges: 'We must never be a country that says there's only one way to love, only one way to look, and only one way to live.' The fight for equality and freedom has only just begun."--Dust jacket.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2018 February #1
    *Starred Review* Currently national press secretary at the Human Rights Campaign, McBride made history when, in 2016 at the age of 25, she became the first transgender person to speak at a national political convention; no stranger to firsts, she also was the first openly transgender woman to serve as an intern at the White House. This is her story. Part autobiography, part advocacy, it succeeds beautifully on both counts. McBride first came to widespread attention when, on the last day of her term as student-body president at Washington's American University, she came out as a trans woman. It was an early step on her path to becoming an out and proud advocate for transgender persons and their rights, first in her native state of Delaware and then on a national stage. The book makes a passionate case for universal rights for the LGBTQ community, particularly for those who are its transgender members. But hers is also a highly personal love story of her growing relationship with Andy, another advocate, who was a trans man. It takes a tragic turn when, at age 28, he dies of cancer only four days after the two marry. He continues to be an inspiration for her as she remains—herself an inspiration—at the center of the continuing, sometimes uphill movement for transgender rights. Highly readable and beautifully written, hers is an inarguably important book that deserves the widest possible readership. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Sarah McBride is the national press secretary at the Human Rights Campaign, working tirelessly to advocate for LGBTQ equality. She has been featured in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Time, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Vogue, Rolling Stone, and The New Yorker, and she speaks regularly at national LGBTQ and political events. A native of Delaware, McBride is on the front lines of the progressive movement.

Subject: McBride, Sarah, 1990-
Transgender people > United States > Biography.
Transgender people > Civil rights > United States.
Transgender people > Identity.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / LGBT.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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