À travers ces portraits, le Photographe étudie “leurs identités sociales et ce que leurs espaces privés nous relèvent.

Haoa had more than the bargain of friendship. When Shoane was her aide and the fabric of her ribs, she had true, filling companionship. They were inseparable, like the contents of mature wine. Their kinship had its bumps, but you don’t feel yourself falling in quicksand.

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Letter to my Grandma

Letter to my Grandma

Tonight the voices in my head won’t shut up, so I figured a little tribute to your legacy would be fitting under the circumstances – today marks exactly thirteen years since you left this world. For some strange reason, I have convinced myself that you and I were very close and that we would have been the best of friends if you were still in this world. For some strange reason, I have convinced myself that you and I were very close and that we would have been the best of friends if you were still in this world. Read More

Exquisite labor pains

Exquisite labor pains

I wonder if there is a masochistic kind of love in violence and whether that violence is the first spark of social conscience. If so, it is the kind that rips you from indolent existence toward consciousness. As Audre Lorde said, “The learning process is something you can incite, incite like a riot.” Read More

Des femmes africaines cultivent des formes nouvelles de résistance  dans les cercles activistes

Des femmes africaines cultivent des formes nouvelles de résistance dans les cercles activistes

Par une fraîche journée d'automne, emmitouflée dans un pull trop grand, parée de bottes et d’une toque, je suis partie cueillir des pommes avec mes collègues. Le verger était grand et beau. Read More

Reflection of the Soul

Reflection of the Soul

When I was young I saw the drawing of one of my uncles. I saw it at my grandmother’s place and he sketched it when he was young. Read More

None On Record

None On Record

Advocacy has become a dirty word in journalism. It is often said that advocates have an agenda and journalists should not. But when you come from a community where you have not been able to tell your own story or where so few of us have been let in the room to do so, you don’t believe the press is objective. Read More

Love As Revolution

Love As Revolution

The idea of revolutionary love as ‘unbound,’ ‘freeing,’ as a political act and as full of endless possibility has undoubtedly transformed the way I relate to others and to myself. It has taught me to think differently about self-care and my own sustainability, the ways that we look after each other as sisters, brothers, friends, comrades, family. Read More

We have to be seen AND heard

We have to be seen AND heard

I think it is important to be able to control this representation, pay attention to its quality because it’s not only about quantity. Who takes the pictures? Of whom?For whom? Who is benefiting from it? What messages does it convey? To me, being visible may be a piece of the puzzle that is emancipation. Read More

Portraying Gay Men in Nigeria

Portraying Gay Men in Nigeria

The on-going work of the international acclaimed Photographer, Andrew Asiebo, which portrait Nigerian gay men, blends the private and the public by inviting us in the living quarters of the men in this series Read More

Humain/إنسان

Humain/إنسان

Il semblait important dans le contexte tunisien actuel de dénoncer le manque de libertés individuelles quant à la sexualité. Read More