Rolla Selbak’s family fled war in the Middle East and immigrated to America when she was a teenager. When she later came out as queer, she was kicked out of her home. Now a filmmaker, her latest film focuses on the intersectionality of being a queer Muslim immigrant.
A collection of my favorite photos I took at Washington, DC Pride in June 2018. Enjoy photos of the colorful floats, costumes, and signs from Capital Pride’s parade and festival.
When Rocky considered transitioning genders, he thought it might be too late and wasn’t sure if he’d ever meet a partner who accepted him fully. Luckily he found Sarah, a queer woman, and together they work to be visible as an interracial trans-cis couple.
Jessica, who has a love for activism and youth leadership programs, and her wife Kayla, who grew up attending summer camp, have married their passions to create Camp Brave Trails: a leadership camp for LGBTQ youth.
After trying on several identities, Lee began to embrace gender non-conformity. This is their story of breaking the binary, building community, being visible, and raising HIV/AIDS awareness.
As a young girl, Jamie never imagined she could be openly gay, let alone working for herself as a successful photographer. But she now relishes the opportunity to document her queer community.
Profiles in Pride held an event during DreamWeek in San Antonio, Texas, where several LGBTQIA people told their powerful coming out stories in person in front of a live audience. See the recording here.
Sarah grew up in a conservative family that wanted her to fit into a specific mold. But she gradually rejected these constraints and came to embrace her queerness, and with the help of her transgender partner, began to further explore gender identity.
Hannah thought she was only interested in women. Then she met Peter at the beginning of his transition from female to male and fell in love and took a chance. This is the story of their relationship and how Peter’s transition has impacted Hannah’s identity.
As she fought to overcome trauma and abuse, Esther also began to understand her complex sexual identity, encountering the challenges of not fitting cleanly in one box. Here’s how she found her way out of abuse, found herself, and met her unexpected perfect match.