Exploring Transgender Cuba

Published Date Author: , November 21st, 2014

Trans Cuba

Mariette Pathy Allen’s TransCuba is as much an intimate peek into the everyday lives of Cuba’s trans female population as it is a visual record of the country’s growing oppenness to diversity under Raul Castro’s presidency.

Featuring vibrant, full-page photos of transgender women in their daily environments — from their homes, to neighborhood streets, to social outings with friends and partners — the collection’s interspersion of posed and candid photos are a far cry from the media’s sensationalistic portrayals of trans lives. Rather, the women are engaged in quiet, banal moments, or else are looking resolutely at the viewer, demanding to be seen on their own terms and turf.

By Mitch Kellaway – Full Story at the Advocate | Cuba Gay Travel Resources

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