Deze fotos toont de locaties waar een transgender persoon is vermoord en zijn een eerbetoon aan degenen die zijn vermoord / This series shows different locations where transgender people have been murdered, paying homage to those who have lost their lives
Amores Postmodernos a photographic series that aims to show pleasure in a queer lifestyle. I use queer subjects from Guatemala City, in scenes with a contemporary narrative base of social media, sex, gender and sexuality, with layers of religious symbolism.
The five men pictured in this series, are all gay and over the age of seventy. We have talked for hours. About aging and dreams, love, exclusion, and fears, and out of these conversations, this series was formed.
For the series Colourful Ageing, photographer Kami Dubel and creative producer Nina van Rheenen portrayed residents of Amsterdam care organisation Cordaan. A statement, to celebrate that everyone can be themselves and can love whomever they want. This does not change when you are older or when there is a sudden need for care.
The sexual experiences of (queer) people with physical disabilities are taboo. Photographer Robert Coombs breaks this taboo with his series 'CripFag'. A visual exploration of his own sexual and intimate adventures, full of romance, fantasies and kinks.
Since the PiS party came to power in Poland, several anti-LGBT laws have been implemented in the country. In 2019, for example, some 30 different 'LGBT-free zones' were declared, where it was forbidden to preach the 'destructive LGBT ideology'.
From kindergarten to university, all Thai pupils and students have to wear a uniform. It ensures unity among them, but also hegemony and class distinction. For boys, it is a male uniform, consisting of shorts, a military haircut and a shirt with a name and student ID number. Everyone is the same.
In 2019, Guangbo Li began to take private portraits of people who are currently perceived by Chinese society as ‘celebrities with huge followings’. These portraits are temporarily unseen and unpriced and lack faces which are highly recognizable masks and symbols. Guangbo Li presents these people only with their bodies and very little physical and material elements.
Kütmaan is a collection of intimate portraits and daily-life documentary photographs about individuals displaced, and/or claiming asylum, based on their sexuality or gender identity, from more than 20 countries around the world. It is a decade-long project, which began in 2010 in Damascus, Syria.
Since the Indian Supreme Court recognised the Third Sex in 2014, the socio-economic position of the trans community has improved significantly. The project Shape of Self shows this through portraits of trans people from West Bengal.
Ghana is preparing an anti-LGBTQIA+ bill. Since then, violence against LGBT persons in Ghana has increased dramatically. Almost every day an alleged gay, lesbian or trans person is attacked and mistreated. ‘Artivist’ Va-Bene is fighting with her life against this bill.
I write on my skin, to make us both in tune. To make revolution my way. It's my own rebellion, my armor to protect me from the too harsh outside world. I write on my body and those of my peers. To heal and be healed. It is our secret little link. Behind our shells in perpetual transformation, we create small self-sufficient shelters.
Right after the invasion of Ukraine members of the LGBTQI community fear for their future. They are thought to be among the designated targets of a Russian campaign to oppress sectors of the community, and names of LGBTQI activists have apparently appeared on Russian kill lists.
Dimitri was born in the small fishing village of Skála Sikaminéas, on the Greek island of Lesvos. At the age of 14, she told her parents that she was a girl. She struggled to be accepted throughout her life and experienced tough times, living in a mental institution during her childhood, followed by years of homelessness in Athens.
In February 2021, Accra's first LGBTQ+ Community space was raided and forcibly closed by local law enforcement, only a few weeks after its opening. While it often feels the world is progressing into a more socially accepting space for people based on sexual or gender identities, the events of February 2021 show that LGBTQ+ Ghanaians are being left behind.
In China gay-sexuality is not illegal anymore but it is still unaccepted by society and the older generations. Hardly any of the young people I met and photographed for this project are able to speak openly to their parents about their sexual preferences.
Leia-jhene Seals was performing at Club Q when a 22-year-old gunman entered the LGBTQ nightclub killing five people and injuring others. Seals hugs R.J. Lewis, who was was also at the nightclub, during a vigil at All Souls Unitarian Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
To date, 600 people have been astronauts. None have flown into space as an openly LGBTQ+ person. The Gay Space Agency confronts the American Space program’s historical exclusion of openly queer astronauts and asks what American heroism looks like and who might be a part of future exploration.