How Powerful We Are: Behind the scenes with one of Australia's leading activists
'Incisive, blistering and tender. Sally is one of our most valiant warriors.' - Clementine Ford, author of FIGHT LIKE A GIRL and BOYS WILL BE BOYS
'Proof that the personal is always political - and love really can save the world.' - Jamila Rizvi, author of NOT JUST LUCKY
'Rugg's passion and insight make for a propulsive tale' - Sydney Morning Herald
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I liked how Sally wrote about the impact of the postal survey on LGBTIQA+ people, their children and families, and how she noted that there are many other LGBTIQA+ issues to give ...more
Sally really captured the shit fight that is and was our government. I am now married to my wife, thanks to the whole LGBTQI+ community and everyone who was involved in getting us there. What a monumental effort. We still have a long way to go.
I encourage everyone who doesn’t fully understand the topic to have a read.
This book is an incredible and in-depth look into the fight for marriage equality. Sally Rugg paints a picture that is inspiring and heart wrenching, and completely perfect.
This book is an absolute must read for any LGBTQI Australian, who will no doubt feel a deep and indelible connection to the words and emotions in these pages. Not only, any other Australian would gain so much from reading this book, learning and experiencing such a personal and visceral story will ...more