An important and compelling project from Colorado-based photographer Rachael Zimmerman is bringing together lesbian-identifying women from different walks of life in order to demonstrate the vast diversity of the lesbian community. We must set positive examples for society. Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you. Rachael Zimmerman Photography.
Together, they created a stunning photo shoot that transcended borders and brought together divided nations. The photos show Anjali and Sundas in exquisite traditional gowns in Bryant Park in Midtown Manhattan, and under an umbrella on a rainy day in Chelsea. We spoke to Anjali and Sundas about the shoot going viral and the positive reaction that it has elicited. With great virality also comes great trolling and for these two, that has meant homophobic abuse.
Courtesy of artist. Photographer and filmmaker Barbara Hammer has the innate ability to capture and tell stories through her work. Often cited as one of the most influential queer filmmakers of the s, her practice reimagines a cinema that historically objectifies or restrains women. By putting women and lesbian life front and center she not only allows forgotten identities and histories to be seen, but also invents an artistic reference for generations to come.
This is particularly important as LGBT History month wraps up, as a reminder of the bravery, the sacrifices and the general fabulousness of those who came before us. Circa October March 9, Dorothy Putnam celebrating her birthday, sitting on the lap of a friend.