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A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.

With increasing misinformation in the media about transgender and non-binary issues, there has never been a more vital important time to hear from trans and non-binary people in their own words.

In this ground-breaking anthology, Helen Belcher curates 21 essays from people who are re-defining the way we see and think about gender.

Pride, Not Prejudice – the first book of its kind – brings together the works of trans and non-binary people from a wide range of backgrounds within the UK, as they share their real experiences, stories and expertise on what it means to not succumb to the socially-constructed gender binary. But it’s more than just coming out and transitioning stories. The varied essays will highlight the fact that that there isn’t just one way to be a trans or non-binary person.

This exciting book will include essays from Helen Belcher (Trans Media Watch), Ashley Reed, Bethany Black (actress), Eris Young (writer and editor), Fox Fisher (film-maker), J Jackson(photographer), Juliet Jacques (author/journalist), Justine Smithies (marine electronics engineer/activist), Kate Hutchinson (activist/musician), Leng Montgomery (blogger/Diversity Executive), Lisa Severn (architect), Maria Munir (activist), Matti Colley (satirist), Mia Violet (blogger), Roz Kaveney (poet), Saffron Kershaw-Mee (student), Sarah O’Connell (broadcaster/film critic), Surat-Shaan Knan (writer), and Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir (Owl) (activist/writer).

Pride, Not Prejudice is a timely and important read for everyone.

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