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- DescriptionThis autobiography highlights Szymon Niemiecs experiences during the emergence of gay culture in Poland. Szymon's memoir contains humorous personal antidotes as well as the secrets, joy and sadness of the Polish gays struggles and his own. Rainbow Humming Bird on the Butt offers a unique window into the cynical world of clubbing, betrayal, love and battles for acceptance. With courage and poise the author defends human dignity for homosexual in his ultra-conservative native country and sometimes within the LGBT communities varying divided camps. Szymon Niemiec believes in equality for all, after all isnt that what democracy is about? The author is the founder of Poland's first gay pride Equailty Parade.
- Author BiographySzymon Niemiec (b 5 October 1977 in Warsaw) is a Polish photographer, gay rights activist, journalist and politician. He is the founder of the first Polish Gay Pride parade, held in 2001. From 2000 to 2006, Niemiec held the post of was Cultural Ambassador of Poland to the International Lesbian and Gay Culture Network. From 2001 to 2005 was President of International Lesbian and Gay Culture Association in Poland. Niemiec has been a member of the Left since 2002, and on 6 May 2005 he was elected vice president of Union of the Left party. In 1991, Niemiec received a diploma as an instructor of theater. In 2008, Niemiec was ordained for an Elder Pastor of Free Reformed Church of Poland. In May 2007 he published his first book: Rainbow Humming Bird on the Butt. From 2008, Niemiec become member of National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association, and president of a board of Friends of Szymon foundation.
- Author(s)Szymon Niemiec
- PublisherLgbt Press
- Date of Publication13/10/2009
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectBiography: General
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintLgbt Press
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight231 g
- Width127 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine12 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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