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Sarah Prager

Sarah Prager

Sarah Prager’s first book Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World(HarperCollins, 2017) was met with awards and accolades for bringing the true stories of 23 individuals from LGBTQ+ history to life for a young adult audience. Her next book, Rainbow Revolutionaries: 50 LGBTQ+ People Who Made History, is an illustrated collection for readers ages 8-12 currently available for pre-order in anticipation of its May 26, 2020 publication. Sarah speaks widely on the topic of LGBTQ+ history and is also the creator of the LGBTQ+ history mobile app, Quist. She can be found on facebook, twitter, instagram, and at Sarah lives in Massachusetts with her wife and their two children.

An illustration of Dong Xian and Emperor Ai depicting the story of Passion of the cut sleeve

In Han Dynasty China, Bisexuality Was the Norm

So tender was Emperor Ai’s love for his "male companion" that, when he had to get up, instead of waking his lover, he cut off the sleeve of his robe.
Oscar Wilde with a green carnation

Four Flowering Plants That Have Been Decidedly Queered

The queer history of the pansy and other flowers.