What Does That LGBTQIA+ Label Mean?: Explaining the Spectrum of Gender and Sexuality with Humor and Ease - Publish Your Purpose
What Does That LGBTQIA+ Label Mean?

What Does That LGBTQIA+ Label Mean?

How is gender identity different from sexual orientation? Do our genitals predict our gender? Why is it important to use a person’s correct pronouns? Fiona Dawson (she/her) answers these questions and more in her candid picture book for people ready for direct answers to the question, What Does That LGBTQIA+ Label Mean?

For thousands of years, cultures around the world have had a nonbinary concept of gender, biological sex, and sexual orientation. With humor and ease, Dawson offers a direct uncomplicated explanation of terms within the LGBTQIA+ community for anyone curious to understand.

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Author Fiona Dawson

About Fiona Dawson

Fiona Dawson is an Emmy®-nominated and award-winning filmmaker, speaker, and author who has been advocating for the LGBTQ+ community for over two decades. Her short film Transgender, at War and in Love (2015) for the New York Times and feature documentary TransMilitary (2018) helped elevate the stories of active-duty transgender service members to end their ban from the US military. Relating her personal experiences as a cisgender, gay, and then bisexual woman, Fiona dissolves stereotypes to reveal vulnerability, courage, and empathy in various media forms through her company, Free Lion Productions.

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What People Are Saying

What People Are Saying

Even if you think you know what it means to be gay, you’ll learn and be amused by so much more in Are Bisexuals Just Greedy?.

—Jim Obergefell, civil rights activist and named plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court marriage equality case Obergefell v. Hodges, which legalized same-sex marriage in the United States

Fiona is a gifted and experienced storyteller who humanizes real world issues in ways that enlighten and showcase the common humanity we all share. At a time when more attention and understanding need to happen around LGBTQ issues, Fiona’s magnetic personality, refreshing approach to educating, and visibility as a bi woman add unique and necessary elements to the media at large.

—Sarah Kate Ellis, President and CEO, GLAAD

Fiona’s voice in Are Bisexuals Just Greedy? is the fierce yet friendly advocate LGBTQ+ kids need.

—Judy and Dennis Shepard, human rights advocates and parents of Matthew Shepard

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