Exclusive Interview: Mike Ruiz embraces his inner leatherman with new photography project “it’s been an epiphany for me”

Celebrity and fashion photographer Mike Ruiz, whose career spans over 30 years, has turned his lens to an ongoing portrait series focusing on the beauty and diversity of the leather community. Through meeting and bonding with leathermen during open call sessions, photographing them and collecting their personal stories, Ruiz has been inspired by their spirit of liberation and... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: Charles Moriarty on his stunning photography book X “it’s actually my life that’s unfolding”

Photographer Charles Moriarty's last book, Before Frank—later reissued as Back to Amy—revealed many of his unpublished images of Amy Winehouse and provided a rare and intimate glimpse into her life before the release of her debut album. Using just one roll of film, the Dublin-born photographer's shoot with the singer in London, when he was... Continue Reading →

Recognized / Recognizability: LGBTQ+ Photo Archives & History – ONE Archives Foundation virtual panel April 7th

ONE Archives Foundation presents an online panel discussion on LGBTQ+ photography, history, and archives, Recognized / Recognizability: LGBTQ Photo Archives and History, moderated by Kaucyila Brooke. Taking place on April 7th at 5pm PT, the virtual panel will bring together Neal Baer, Zackary Drucker, Texas Isaiah, Kang Seung Lee, and Hugh Nini and Neal Treadwell.... Continue Reading →

New York’s Leslie-Lohman reopens with major retrospective of lesbian photographer Laura Aguilar: Show & Tell

New York's Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art reopened earlier this month with two new exhibitions. Laura Aguilar: Show and Tell,​ marks the first comprehensive retrospective of the late American photographer’s ​candid portrayals of herself, her friends and family, and LGBTQ+ and Latinx communities. The museum's second exhibition, Dissolution​,​ ​features works created by the first two cohorts... Continue Reading →

Exclusive Interview: photographer Magnus Hastings on his new book Rainbow Revolution “I wanted to do something that was about the entire community”

Los Angeles-based British photographer, Magnus Hastings, has spent the last spent three years shooting images for his latest book, Rainbow Revolution, in London, LA, New York, and San Francisco. Hastings' elegantly simple concept—each subject was asked to strike a pose in a custom made white box—allowed for a wealth of creativity and individual expression of... Continue Reading →

The BOYS! BOYS! BOYS! are back in town with a new book & online photography exhibition “celebrating the nude male form in all its glory”

Main image: Lo cotidiano © Serge Le Hidalgo. A new photography book celebrating the beauty of the male form, BOYS! BOYS! BOYS!, has just been announced. Edited by Ghislain Pascal and published this Pride month by teNeues and Mendo, the latest volume in the series presents a contemporary collection of images from over 50 international queer photographers,... Continue Reading →

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