Sue Sanders


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Sue Sanders (born in 1947 in London) is, as an "out and proud" lesbian, a British LGBT rights activist who has specialized in challenging oppression in the public and voluntary sectors for over thirty years.

After studying at London's New College of Speech and Drama (now part of Middlesex University) where she received a teaching diploma, Sanders studied counseling on ... more »

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  • ''...the hard work and poverty of my childhood ... turned out to be my greatest asset in later years. Nothing could ever seem too hard after that.''
    Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 30 (1940). Through the death of her father when she was five and marriage to a luckless farme...
  • ''When a doctor refuses money, even the most ethical ones, you usually start driving a good bargain with the undertaker.''
    Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 30 (1940). An insight gained from a siege of bad health which was erroneously expected to cau...
  • ''Nothing succeeds like reports of success.''
    Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 24 (1940).
  • ''It's really amazing what a money reputation will do for your social standing ...''
    Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 21 (1940). Having earned, lost, and then again earned, large amounts of money, Sanders was re...
  • ''With ruin staring you in the face, there is nothing worse to live through than a siege of waiting and hoping. If you manage to live through it, nothing can ever jar your nerves after that.''
    Sue Sanders, U.S. oil producer. Our Common Herd, ch. 20 (1940). Of panic in the oil production business in the early 1920s.
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