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Book Launch: Pride and Joy

Friday 16 February, 6pm

The Women’s Bookshop  105 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby
Free Event

Celebrate with MP Louisa Wall, who features in this inspiring new US book, Pride and Joy: LGBTQ Artists, Icons and Everyday Heroes.

Author and activist Kathleen Archambeau will be in Auckland to launch her publication, which is filled with stories of queer heroes who overcame, persisted and lived life joyously out loud, completely on their own terms.

Including Emma Donoghue, Tony Kushner, Colm Toibin and a marvellous range of people from around the world who broke boundaries, encouraging future generations to be true to themselves – to express, create, write, dance, parent, teach, rise up, and shine their lights for all to see.

It’s exciting to have an LGBTQ book that is so positive. Pride and Joy not only highlights the contribution of LGBTQ people to world culture, but demonstrates that being openly gay (or whatever!) can bring fulfillment and success!

Kathleen Archambeau is an award-winning author and longtime LGBTQ activist from San Francisco, with a kiwi wife.


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