Tuesday, September 01, 2015

Teaser Tuesday - Sept 1

Teaser Tuesday

The rules are:
  • Grab your current read.
  • Let the book fall open to a random page.
  • Share with us two (2) 'teaser' sentences from that page, somewhere between lines 7 and 12.
  • You also need to share the title and author of the book that you’re getting your 'teaser' from .. that way people can have some great book recommendations if they like the teaser you've given!
In anticipation of this consultation we busied ourselves, in the final weeks before Christmas 1997, with setting up an expert working group to engage with what we thought would be a detailed consultation process with the civil service. Up until this point we had no formal dealings with government and so could only guess how it might unfold.
from Christine Burns Pressing Matters (vol 2) the tale of Press for Change's campaign for recognition of the rights of trans people. A story of setbacks and triumph written by someone closely involved in Press for Change. From her wikipedia page
I realised something had changed in 1997, when I realised it was more embarrassing to admit to being a conservative than to being a trans woman.
Her website is here complete with podcasts - I think she's retired from doing them but the archive remains!

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