Daniel is helping provide his Readers with the perspective of a man, who sees his wheelchair as anything but a limitation.
Jonathan, also known as Samantha Braxton, publishes as the topic “Transformista” – also equivalent to “Crossdresser”. It all started at Halloween 17 years ago, in 2005, when Samantha first came to life, and now she is a part of the Human Library Book Depot Lima.
Book of the month, Yoka, a Holocaust Survivor, grew up in a Jewish family in the Netherlands. Read about her story and learn more about her.
Nichola Swallow shares her story of becoming a Book at the Human Library and her insights in dealing with eating disorders.
It is about recognizing that we are imperfect, we make mistakes, we all make judgements and we have unconscious biases.
One reader asked me if I’d rather be white, because of all the adversities that black people face. I wanted to say, ‘hell no’, but I didn’t!
“As I cried for social justice, I found the issues of intolerance and conflict to be something that desperately needs to be worked on.”
“The first time they experience it and their face lights up, you can just tell they are so excited about the possibilities with this library.”
“I saw tears dropping from her eyes as I spoke about the violence and insecurity I faced as a child and how my parents worked hard to pull my family out of that environment”
Meet Aske Ravn, a 25 year old dane from Copenhagen and open book on being Transgender.