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The Gift of Anger by Joe Solmonese

The Gift of Anger

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The Gift of Anger by Joe Solmonese
Hardcover $24.95
Sep 12, 2016 | ISBN 9781626565883

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“In Congress we knew that we needed a strategic partner advocating for the LGBT community who would never allow the anger he understandably felt in the face of injustice to cause him to lose sight of the ultimate goal, and who understood how to find common ground on both sides of the legislative aisle. Joe’s stories in this book and the lessons he learned will inspire you to think differently about the change you seek to make in your life and in the world.”
—Senator Joe Lieberman

“I’ve seen Joe Solmonese in action . . . Joe’s work organizing the LGBT community and its allies toward smart, strategic work enabled meaningful and sustained victories in the fight for equality for Americans.”
—Senator Sherrod Brown

“This book is a meaningful road map for those seeking to chart their own path toward overcoming injustices, finding common ground, and achieving goals, no matter how lofty they may seem.”
—Ross Mathews, television host and author of Man Up!

“Joe’s leadership is proof of his steadfast commitment to equality and his unique ability to harness the power of a movement and turn it into action. Those seeking to leave this world better than they found it can draw similar inspiration from the pages of this book.”
—Chad Griffin, President, Human Rights Campaign

“We can all learn a lot from Joe’s work advancing LGBT equality. If change is what you seek—in your world, your community, your workplace, or your relationships—this is the book for you.”
—Cecile Richards, President, Planned Parenthood Federation of America

“I was privileged to be a partner with Joe, and I’m thrilled that he has chosen to share the lessons of his leadership to inspire the next generation of civil and human rights advocates.” 
—Wade Henderson, President and CEO, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights

“Those who set out to change the world and encounter obstacles and injustice along the way would do well to read Joe’s book. It’s an inspiring story that shows us how to channel the anger any of us might understandably experience into something positive and transformational.”
—Jesse Tyler Ferguson, actor and activist

Table Of Contents

Foreword by Judy Shepard
1. Channeling Anger into Action
2. Finding Common Ground
3. Listening Mindfully
4. Overcoming Differences
5. How to Ask for Anything . . . and Get It
6. The Sheer Will Strategy
7. Sacrifice versus Compromise
8. Working Together toward Hope
About the Author

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