Three years ago, Belgian photographer Farida Lemeatrag embarked on a journey that would lead her to tell the stories of twenty-five transgender adolescents and youngsters through a series of intimate and vulnerable portraits born of mutual trust and collaboration.
Marie and Sonja by the pool, 2000
Dick and his dirty photo, 2000
Los Angeles-based photographer Naomi Harris describes herself as an “old soul,” noting that even in her twenties, when she went to live with the senior residents of Miami’s Haddon Hall hotel, she coveted the company of those who had lived long, fruitful lives. From December 1999 until April 2002, she became, as she puts it, the “surrogate granddaughter” of the eighty and ninety-something retirees who made the hotel their home.