Laurence Rasti captures the appreciate and intimacy between Iranian LGBTQI+ asylum seekers in Chicken

Reading Time: a few minutes Rasti’s series, There Are No Homosexuals In Iran , reveals a community caught between ongoing persecution and the promise of independence Within 2007, during a forum held at Columbia University, New York, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad…

Tara Laure Claire’s latest project borrows from the past in order to meditate on the present

Reading through Time: < 1 minute Marquis looks back again through history to reflect on contemporary representations of queerness In her first major essay, Notes on Get away (1964), the late American writer Susan Sontag (1933-2004) traces queer aesthetics returning to the…

Catherine Opie surveys her life’s work in her new monograph

Reading Time: four minutes The career-spanning distribution features the diversity of Opie’s subjects, including high school football players, mini-malls, protests, freeways and her family I actually first came across Catherine Opie’s work in college, when I saw the girl series Domestic from…

Oleg Ponomarev shares the encounters of transgender men and women within Russia

Reading Time: 5 minutes In a country exactly where identifying as LGBTQ+ may threaten your existence, the openness with which Ponomarev’s participants share their stories carves a path for others to do the same An amendment to the Ruskies constitution, which was…