American Savage

American Savage : Insights, Slights, and Fights on Faith, Sex, Love, and Politics

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On the heels of his Emmy-winning It Gets Better campaign, columnist and provocateur Dan Savage weighs in on such diverse issues as healthcare, gun control, and marriage equality with characteristic straight talk and humor. Dan Savage has always had a loyal audience, thanks to his syndicated sex-advice column "Savage Love," but since the incredible global success of his It Gets Better project--his book of the same name was a "New York Times "bestseller--his profile has skyrocketed. In addition, he's written for "The New York Times," "Rolling Stone," "The Onion," "GQ," "The Guardian,", and countless other widely read publications. Savage is recognized as someone whose opinions about our culture, politics, and society should not only be listened to but taken seriously. Now, in "American Savage," he writes on topics ranging from marriage, parenting, and the gay agenda to the Catholic Church and sex education.

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  • Hardback | 301 pages
  • 150 x 226 x 34mm | 499.99g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • E P Dutton & Co Inc
  • New YorkUnited States
  • English
  • 0525954104
  • 9780525954101
  • 132,563

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Praise for IT GETS BETTER "An off-shoot of Savage's online movement to reach out to bullied gay teens, this collection gathers inspiring essays from the likes of Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Gunn, and Barack Obama." --"Entertainment Weekly's" 'Must List' "Handpicked and heartfelt essays from contributors famous and obscure, gay and straight." --"Chicago Sun-Times" "If a copy of "It Gets Better "could find a home in every school library in America, think how many teachers, administrators, and parents would have the tools they need to improve their school's climate." --"The Huffington Post" "Brand-new and expanded essays, a section devoted to resources for LGBT teens, and an introduction from Savage that looks back at the project's meteoric rise to viral fame. It's chicken soup for the gay teenage soul." --"Salon"

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About Dan Savage

DAN SAVAGE is the author of the internationally syndicated sex-advice column, "Savage Love." His books include the "New York Times "bestseller "It Gets Better, Skipping Towards Gomorrah, "and "The Kid," his award-winning memoir about adoption. He lives in Seattle, Washington.

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