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Exhibitions Tagged #LGBTQ+

Antique Pink

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 on show

Presented by The Open Mind Foundation, Photoville and NYC Parks, with additional support from the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York

Antique Pink is a tribute to LGBTQIA+ elderly. Thanks to the emancipation struggle of the generations before us, LGBTQIA+ people in the Netherlands are almost equal before the law. But that acquired freedom is fragile, and the progress made will not automatically endure.

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Everybody Skate

LES Coleman Skate Park
 on show

Presented by Photovillle

Everybody Skate is a documentary photo project highlighting women and non-traditional skateboarders in New York City. Brooklyn-based photographer Lanna Apisukh began the project in 2018 — sharing stories of courage, camaraderie, and athleticism through this portrait of a small but growing community.

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TransLatinxs Y La Resiliencia Contra COVID-19 // TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19

Travers Park
 archive : 2021
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 was produced in partnership with Photoville and the Queens Museum’s Year of Uncertainty, a program that aims to strengthen connection among the museum, its communities, and constituents, exploring new ways institutions can support individuals and the public navigating a world that is always and increasingly shifting.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 se produjo en asociación con Photoville y el Año de la Incertidumbre del Queens Museum, un programa que tiene como objetivo fortalecer la conexión entre el museo, sus comunidades y constituyentes, explorando nuevas formas en que las instituciones pueden apoyar a las personas y los públicos que navegan por un mundo que es siempre y cada vez más cambiante.
TransLatinx Resilience Against COVID-19 documents how the pandemic has impacted Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, an organization founded by Lorena Borjas, and its community of transgender Latinx immigrants in Queens.
TransLatinxs y la Resilencia Contra Covid-19 documenta cómo la pandemia ha impactado al Colectivo Intercultural TRANSgrediendo, la organización fundada por Lorena Borjas, y su comunidad de inmigrantes latinx transgénero en Queens.
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Taxi Journey Through My Windows 1977-1987

First Street Green Cultural Park
 archive : 2021

TAXI: Journey Through My Windows 1977–1987 is a portrait of the gritty chaos and community of New York in the 1970s. The book is composed of photographs captured from the driver’s seat of documentary photographer (and cab driver) Joseph Rodriguez’s taxi—including scenes of night workers getting off their shifts, children jumping through the spray of open fire hydrants in the summer, and S&M partiers leaving clubs, zipped in leather, in the early hours of the morning.

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The Luupe Presents: Food Visions

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5
 archive : 2021

Visions of Food, curated by The Luupe, is an exhibition of women and non-binary photographers reimagining how we see and experience food.

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Legacy

Old Fulton Street and Prospect Street
 archive : 2021

Lion’s Tooth Legacy Photo Project, uplifts the stories of seven immigrant and first generation youth photographers. Stories that reflect on the intersections of family, ancestors, joy, race, gender, faith and radical self-love as a way to deconstruct the legacy we choose to carry, heal and part ways from, but also build as future ancestors.

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Keeping Love Close: What Does Love Look Like? Asian And Asian-American Photographers Respond

Times Square – 42nd St & Broadway
 archive : 2021

What does love look like in a time of anti-Asian hate? Asian and Asian-American photographers respond.

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The Lit List 2020: Photographers to Watch, Exhibit & Hire

Brooklyn Bridge Park – New Dock Street
 archive : 2020

The Lit List—a merit-based list of 25 photographers to watch, exhibit, and hire—is committed to recognizing the outstanding work of womxn, non-binary, transgender or gender-expansive people of color, and artists, who have been otherwise under-supported or under-resourced, by the visual media industry.

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Self Inverted

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

Self Inverted tackles the personal tension commonly felt by gay Chinese individuals struggling with self-acceptance, and acceptance from their family and society.

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A Family in Transition

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

A Family in Transition is a photographic essay documenting the lives of Tanner, a transgender male, and his partner David, as they grapple with Tanner’s unexpected pregnancy, the birth of their daughter Paetyn, and their life together as new parents.

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La Última

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

La Última, The Last One, shows trans women preparing to seek asylum with dignity in the U.S., while waiting in unsafe conditions in a shelter in Tijuana.

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Parallax

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2019

The Authority Collective presents queer artists of color who are re-visioning the lexicon that imagines the queer form, framing it as beautiful, strong, complex, and multi-faceted.

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Kings & Queens in Their Castles

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Kings & Queens in Their Castles has been called one of the most ambitious photo series ever conducted of the LGBTQ experience in the USA.

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Parallax

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Authority Collective presents queer artists of color who are re-visioning the lexicon that imagines the queer form: framing it as beautiful, strong, complex and multi-faceted.

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Alchemic

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

In Alchemic, Cassils presents their gold-painted, muscular body as a philosophical homage to Robert Mapplethorpe’s classically beautiful Male Nudes and Statuary series.

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Becoming An Image

Annenberg Space for Photography
 archive : Photoville LA

Becoming an Image is a piece that works at the interstices of performance, photography, and sculpture.

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THE LIT LIST: 30 Under-the-Radar Photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

This exhibition was curated from the winners of the inaugural LIT LIST, a list created by the Authority Collective, in partnership with Diversify.Photo, to highlight 30 talented photographers of color and other underrepresented identities.

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cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights by teen photographers

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

The Department of Photography & Imaging at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, in collaboration with United Photo Industries and For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative, presents “cit.i.zen.ship: reflections on rights by teen photographers” with photographs, collages, and videos by high school students from across the U.S. that speak directly to the current moment that students, educators, and artists alike are experiencing and responding to.

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KINGS & QUEENS

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2018

For most people, drag queens are an exotic phenomenon restricted to the worlds of spectacle, fantasy and entertainment. “KINGS & QUEENS” explores how drags challenge traditional gender definitions by showing that there’s much more to life than simply being a man or a woman.

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Dual Shadows: East Africa’s LGBT Refugees

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

“Dual Shadows” is a three-part project about the LGBT refugees of East Africa. It follows them from their homes, where they faced unimaginable abuse; to Kenya, where they fled to but faced more hardship; to the US, where many are eventually resettled through a process that takes years.

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Redefining Gender

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2017

This story, which appeared in National Geographic’s “Gender Revolution” issue, was an opportunity to meet people from the United States, Jamaica, the Dominican Republic and Samoa, who had the courage to make themselves visible. Please consider their lives. Perhaps someday, courage will not be necessary to simply be one’s self.

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Miss Trans Israel

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Contenders in Israel’s first transgender pageant polished their moves and competed in “Miss Trans Israel.” Talleen Abu Hanna, 21, an Israeli from a Catholic Arab family, was crowned the winner of the 2016 pageant held at HaBima, Israel’s national theater, in Tel Aviv.

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#OrlandoStrong

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2016

Photographer Wayne Lawrence is known for his sensitive and intimate portraits of Americans of every class, race, and creed. Lawrence spent a week in Orlando gathering the stories of a community that has been battered but not defeated. This story was a digital feature for National Geographic in June 2016.

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FEARLESS: Portraits of LGBT Student Athletes

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

For 13 years, American artist Jeff Sheng has been photographing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) student athletes in the United States and Canada as part of a photo and exhibition series called FEARLESS.

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The Iron Closet

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Emily Warren Roebling Plaza
 archive : 2015

Being gay in Russia is lonely and dangerous. Homophobic rhetoric is encouraged by the state. Violence and discrimination are tolerated.

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You Are You

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 5 Uplands
 archive : 2014

You Are You documents an annual weekend summer camp for gender non-conforming children and their families. This camp offers a temporary safe haven where children can freely express their interpretations of gender alongside their parents and siblings without feeling the need to look over their shoulders.

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Becoming Visible

Brooklyn Bridge Park – Pier 3
 archive : 2012

In “Becoming Visible,” Josh Lehrer has created a portrait series of homeless transgender teens using platinum and palladium printing techniques.

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Events and Sessions Tagged #LGBTQ+

Oct 22021

Presentation And Discussion With The 2021 ZEKE Award Recipients

Three ZEKE Award recipients will present their winning projects and discuss doing documentary work in different parts of the world.

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Sep 142019

Parallax: ReVisioning Queer and Trans People of Color in Photography

A panel discussion featuring the photographers and curators of the Authority Collective’s Parallax group show, sharing their perspectives on imaging the QTPOC experience.

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May 22019

Between: Long-term Personal Projects

Panelists will present and discuss their projects, which range from: coming of age as an LGBTQ person, escaping domestic violence, and a young person growing up on the cusp of two cultures, Oaxacan and American.

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Sep 142018

The Geometry of Death and Re-Birth

X-Posure intern photographers present their second photo project, “The Geometry of Death and Re-Birth”. Each photographer explores their diverse and intersecting identities as an act of self-representation and advocacy.

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Sep 162017

The LGBT Center: Nothing About Us, Without Us

X-Posure student photographers present their first photo project, “The Essence of Here,” in which participants explore their diverse and intersecting identities as an act of self-representation and advocacy. Through the use of imagery and spoken word, they will delve into the poetic visual stories that speak on their experiences as LGBTQ+ youth. In the spirit of “nothing about us, without us,” youth will speak on the importance of having the agency to tell their own stories.

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Sep 132015

Photography and the Battle for Global LGBT Rights

Join the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting for this panel convening photographers who are documenting LGBT communities in Russia, Uganda and North America.

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Sep 212013

Artist Talk: Gerard H. Gaskin

Gerard H. Gaskin, 2012 winner of the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography, will present and discuss work from his forthcoming book, Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene.

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