“In contrast to cheesy maternity shoots or tabloid “baby bumps,” Sophie’s photos show our animal hunger, our exhaustion and our inability to keep up with the housework.”
Co-founder and photographer Gia Goodrich aims to empower women to feel beautiful no matter their gender expression or personal identity.
It’s time to introduce you to my last and final monsters. These were the people I had wanted from the very beginning, actually, they were pretty fully realized into their own identities — working with everyone else in the project involved pulling out their narratives a lot more to get what we wanted, but for these three… my muses! It was not so difficult.
A girl spends 19 days in rural Tennessee with her girlfriend and her family, takes a million pictures, then tells her whole life story in just under 4,000 words. What’s not to love?
“Putting yourself first and living for yourself and your opinions is generally attributed to selfishness, which is seen as negative. But you need that most of the time, to survive, because you can’t please everyone and you have to live with yourself first.”
Tegan and Sara, detox crafts, Baconland and TREES.
“I used that lip gloss, that purple holographic, because I knew it would look great on her, but I wanted it to look like she just ate some futuristic fruit and she was so happy about it she didn’t bother to wipe her face. The glitter in her hair looked like a halo in the dark. After the portrait she told me she planned on sprinkling glitter in her fro on a regular basis.. She couldn’t stop smiling.”
This extraordinary photojournalism project highlights young queer lives and stories.
“Megan and I took our hippie bullshit feelings back to Bonnaroo this summer and it was everything we dreamed it would be and a couple of things we didn’t want or enjoy, like heatstroke.”
A picture is worth a thousand words, but the pictures themselves are pretty nice, too.
“A feminine monster, happy chaos in rainbows and minty lip tar.”
Throughout the years, the San Francisco Dyke March has grown to the largest in the nation, attended by up to 50,000 queer humans who show up to the march to participate, not just observe. Molly Adams snapped these shots of the beautiful attendees of this year’s San Francisco Dyke March.
“You can take makeup off or pile it on, and it can mean so much to you and how you see yourself. That’s powerful. That’s very potent. That’s witchwork.”
“Over the next few weeks, I’m gonna guide you through portraits and their stories, and how to get the looks if you so desire. If anyone would get these photos, it’d be you babes, right? My queer family. These are all pictures of us. They always were.”
If you’re the kind of person who likes taking up close and personal shots of smallish things, you could use a light box!
Sexism and homophobia are still serious problems, but queer folks are taking beautiful photos, Rachel Maddow tells Obama critics what’s up, Florida farmworkers are organizing for fair wages and better working conditions, and much more!
The 2014 calendars are here, they are gorgeous, you can purchase them, and I have the photos to prove it.
From sharing showers to karaoke, photographer Maika Elan captures everyday life for LGBT couples in Vietnam in her award-winning series “The Pink Choice.”
“I find it comforting to know that the work I make will endure however fragile my existence may sometimes feel.” Get ready to fall in love with Lynn, Miss November!
“Out of the all the confusion, I’ve found beauty and love. In others, but more importantly in myself. I am black. I am queer. I am this. I am that. I am whole.” Get ready to fall in love with Kai!