This engaging resource profiles twenty-three people who didn’t conform to traditional gender roles and sexual orientation and made important historical contributions to the world. Spanning many centuries – from 203 Rome to modern-day Hollywood – it examines the historical use of the term “queer”, demonstrates that queer people have always existed, and celebrates the accomplishments and achievements LGBTQ+ people made in face of adversity. This fast-paced, easy-to-read resource includes succinct biographies, illustrations of the historic figures, and a comprehensive glossary. Suitable as a teacher resource, classroom or school library reference book, and for independent reading. Log in to read the full review.