Great LGBTQ+ Speeches

Empowering Voices That Engage + Inspire

Tea Uglow

May 2020 Original publisher: Quarto/ White Lion Publishing

“Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it’s a good place to start.” – Jason Collins, first openly gay athlete in US pro sports

An inspirational collection of speeches from the LGBTQ+ community that have changed our world, and the conversation.

Great LGBTQ+ Speeches places the loud and proud voices of the vibrant LGBTQ+ community centre stage in this seminal collection. From equal marriage to gender definitions, bullying to parenthood, the issues covered in these speeches touch on all aspects of LGBTQ+ and reflect the diverse and multi-faceted nature of this community. We are stronger when we stand together, and this collection encourages us to do just that and to celebrate the beauty of all our rainbow hues.



“Hopeful and galvanising, the anthology spans a sprawling 150 years of queer brilliance, and shows us how far we’ve come, and what work there still is to be done.” — Dazed Digital

“The power of words is in full force in this diverse compilation of speeches from LGBTQ people who have changed the conversation and, indeed, the world. A must-have for your queer bookshelf.” — Attitude Magazine