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Mathew Tyler Oakley is an American YouTuber, actor, activist and author. Much of Oakley's activism has been dedicated to LGBTQ+ youth, LGBT rights, as well as social issues including health care, education, and the prevention of suicide among LGBT youth.
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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
James W. Loewen - Oct 16, 2007 (first published in 1995)
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Americans have lost touch with their history, and in Lies My Teacher Told Me Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying eighteen leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that not one does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, ...
Tyler Oakley
Nov 30, 2020
@tinyplnets omg read this book you'll appreciate it      source
Becoming
Michelle Obama - Jan 01, 2018
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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America—the first African-American to serve in that role—she helped create the most we...
Tyler Oakley
Nov 21, 2018
love @audible #ad shoutouts for bingeworthy books!! this month, i'm recommending “Becoming” by queen @michelleobama:      source
I Am Not Myself These Days
A Memoir (P.S.)
Josh Kilmer-Purcell - Feb 07, 2006
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The New York Times bestselling, darkly funny memoirof a young New Yorker's daring dual life—advertising art director by day,glitter-dripping drag queen and nightclub beauty-pageant hopeful by night—was asmash literary debut for Josh Kilmer-Purcell, now known for his popular PlanetGreen television series The Fabulous Beekman Boys.His story begins he...
Tyler Oakley
Feb 27, 2010
Oh. My. Grash. @joshkp just replied to me on Twitter. He wrote my favorite book of all time, "I Am Not Myself These Days" ~ it's a good day.      source