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Family portraits. Dhaka.

Neither Man nor Woman

The transgenders in Bangladesh, and in other parts of South Asia, are locally known as Hijras. In the West, they are known as hermaphrodites or eunuchs.

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Budnik. Moscow. July 2010

Olya Ivanova | Weirdo

I tried to convey the complexity of adolescent identity and high intense feeling that adults will never be able to feel again. Both emotionally and physically these people feel like aliens, strangers, freaks.

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Dorothée Smith | Löyly (no miracles here)

Dorothée Smith, Löyly (no miracles here), from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences n the Finnish language, «Löyly» describes the raising of innocuous smoke resulting from the transformation of matter (water -> steam), allegoric of the mutation of gender. The series displays barren landscapes, where everything looks asphyxiated by an environment troubled in its ecosystem since the beginning of […]

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PRIVATE 36, p. 52-53 (52-57), Zanele Muholi | Only half the picture

Zanele Muholi | Only half the picture

Trained at the Market Photo Workshop, Muholi came to national attention in September 2004 with her exhibition Visual Sexuality

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