This October, David Cole, national legal director of the ACLU, argued in front of the Supreme Court that gender identity is included in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, making discrimination against transgender people illegal.
But, as Cole shows in his book Engines of Liberty, change starts long before a case reaches the Supreme Court. It's driven by the power of citizen activists, who refuse to let liberty die.
A "fresh and revelatory account of constitutional reform from the bottom up," Engines of Liberty is an essential guidebook for anyone who's ready to stand up for civil rights. (Nation)