Photo Essay

6.28.19

These Portraits Capture the Stunning Diversity of Queer Cubans

Amid rollbacks of LGBTQ rights in Cuba, Alexis Ruiseco-Lombera is archiving the country's vibrant queer and trans community in photos.

3.14.19

These Drag Kings Are the Only Royalty We Acknowledge

The performers of Pecs, a British drag collective of women and non-binary people, are proof that it feels good to be king.

1.31.19

PHOTOS: We went underground with some of Spain’s last coal miners

La Escondida remains the last functioning coal mine in El Bierzo, a region scattered with shuttered mines, in the far north of Spain.

10.25.18

These Intimate Portraits Examine How Hair Connects to Gender Identity

After chopping her hair off in college, this Indian-British writer turned to her friends to understand how hair can feel closely tied to who we are.

10.5.18

Reshaping the Occult Narrative, One Witch Portrait at a Time

After learning her ancestral ties to witch persecution, photographer Frances F. Denny decided to shoot a series that reframes the narrative around the occult.

9.13.18

Outrageous Lewks from Brooklyn's Massive, Two-Day Drag Fest

Bushwig 2018 featured an epic line up, including several "Drag Race" stars.

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9.5.18

14 Powerful Portraits Showing the Diversity of Asian-American Feminism

These artists and activists can't be contained by the "model minority" myth.

8.27.18

Brilliant Photos of Black Joy at the 2018 Afropunk Festival

In its 13th year, Afropunk BK is more than a music festival. It's a Black revival of self-expression.

8.24.18

These Students Designed Functional and Stylish Clothes for Disabled Seniors

Open Style Lab's summer program at Parsons School of Design pairs engineers, designers, and therapists with a person with a disability to make accessible clothing, tech, and wearables. We took a look at this year's showcase.

7.30.18

These Very Glam Portraits Celebrate the Beauty of Double Chins

For its latest issue, London-based queer zine Polyester wanted to highlight the double chin as part of a message of fat acceptance and body positivity.

7.20.18

Beautiful Photos of One Man’s First Night in Drag

Sometimes the joy of living in your own skin is only a pair of heels and a night out away.

7.16.18

Photos of Drag Queens and Kings Dragging Donald Trump's UK Visit

The LGBTQ community turned up in full force—and full drag—to protest President Donald Trump's first visit to the UK.

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