Weʼve raised £260 to Fund the launch of my book, a biography of my life and transition from male to female, hoping the book will help other transgender people
- York, United Kingdom
- Funded on Thursday, 22nd June 2017
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First of all, i won't be taking any profits from this book, profits will be split between 3 charities, York LGBT Forum, York Pride and York LGBT History Month.
This book is about my struggle through life coming to terms with being transgender, how i went about transitioning and the mistakes i made along the way. i hope it can help other transgender people, and help make cis-gender people aware of what we face each day, the struggle for acceptance we endure and the hoops we jump through to reach our goal of just being true to ourselves.
With the complimentary copies of the book, i intend to donate a copy to local secondary schools.
Should the book actually make any profits, i intend to donate of the profits to local charities, including LGBT charities.
To cover the production costs, editing, design and global marketing, the book publishing company require £1000 plus shipping.
The shipping is all the marketing materials for UK book stores and the complimentary copies of the book, which will be available in Paperback, Hardback and E-Book form.
The £1000 is the only cost, from there after the initial print run, further copies will be printed on demand at retail price for the book but i have a deadline to meet to get this book on the production line for the discounted cost.
Please give generously :-)
- 1 year ago
Lisa Kelly1 year ago
Thank you for donating and/or sharing the post, it's much appreciated. The book is now complete apart from adding a few lines about an event coming up. Then it can go for proof reading/editing before pictures are added. please keep giving generously and sharing so that we reach a larger audience, thank you all so much :-)
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Apr 8, 2017
Excellent idea! Keep up the good work...
Apr 4, 2017
Mar 9, 2017
The help is litle but i believe your book can be a big help for all of us .
Mar 9, 2017
Let's hope it's able to help & inspire.
Mar 8, 2017
Wishing you all the best with this project, and in life :)
Mar 5, 2017
Mar 1, 2017
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York, United Kingdom
I struggled at first with my transition, i want to put knowledge out there so that everyone can be better informed about transgender people, the challenges they face and the heartbreak they can suffer. my life is now dedicated to helping others, L,G,B,T,Q.
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