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For LGBTQ people and their supporters, Pride events are an opportunity to honour the past, protest injustice, and celebrate a diverse and vibrant community. The high point of Pride, the Pride Parade, is spectacular and colourful. But there is a whole lot more to Pride than rainbow flags and amazing outfits. How did Pride come to be? And what does Pride mean to the people who celebrate it?
This revised, updated and expanded edition of the award-winning book Pride: Celebrating Diversity & Community (2016) celebrates the LGBTQ+ community's diversity, the incredible victories of the past fifty years and the voices of young activists. This new edition of Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle celebrates the LGBTQ+ community's diversity and the incredible victories of the past fifty years-but it also has a larger focus on activism, the need to keep fighting for equality and freedom ar
This series provides a historical perspective on privacy rights and concerns and examines who has access to personal information, how they get it, why they collect it, how they use it, why this is sometimes controversial, what privacy protections exist, and what new protections are being proposed or debated. Each book in the series provides a clear, insightful discussion of the issues, integrating facts and contrasting opinions for an informative and balanced perspective. Personal accounts and d
After Tori is sexually assaulted, she tells no one, but her rage and confusion erupt into violent behaviour that mystifies her friends and family.
This humorous novel for middle readers is also a legal thriller that follows Cyril MacIntyre as he uses every skill he has to find his missing mother.
College freshman Victoria Parker is moving on with her life after surviving her father’s sexual abuse and six months of foster care. She’s navigating the adult sphere for the first time and balancing old friendships with new adventures. But when Victoria’s long-lost aunt shows up, asking Victoria to lie about her father’s assault so he’ll get a lighter sentence, Victoria’s fractured past collides with campus politics as she figures out whether and how to share her truth as a survivor.
When seventeen-year-old Victoria Parker is suddenly placed into foster care, she struggles to find words for the abuse that upended her life. So she determines to keep her head down, follow her oppressive foster mother's rules, and focus on finishing high school. But when she discovers that her stepsister may be suffering the same abuse, Victoria realizes that no matter how hard she tries to move forward, the past isn't going to leave her alone.
With the success of black athletes in sports such as professional football or basketball, at first glance it may seem like American sports are a pillar of racial equality. However, a closer examination of the industry and its structure proves otherwise. This series examines the bias, discrimination, and inequality of all non-white athletes that are ensconced (yet often invisible) in American sports. Each book aims to provide multiple viewpoints about race and sports in America, allowing readers
Engineering challenges abound in the twenty-first century. Engineers, scientists, and others are searching for—and often finding—ways to improve life for people around the world. Some are working on providing global access to clean water while others are developing fusion energy or reverse-engineering the brain. These and other topics are examined in the Real-World STEM series. All books in the series discuss what exists now, some of the biggest challenges, and some of the most fascinating solut
How should society deal with drug crimes? Many people support tough-on-crime laws and harsh sentencing guidelines to effectively punish offenders and deter crime; yet others are not so sure. An increasing number of people believe that rehabilitating offenders with drug addiction and other issues is a more humane and effective way to deal with drug crimes and make communities safer for all.