2019 Photo Contest, Portraits, Stories, 2nd Prize

Northwest Passages

Photographer

Jessica Dimmock

for Topic

03 December, 2017

Jodie, in her fifties and now living in Klamath Falls, Oregon, stands beside lockers at the bowling alley where she used to store her clothes, so that she could unobtrusively fetch them whenever she needed. 

Transgender individuals around the world are still exposed to widespread social stigma and abuse. For many transgender women, coming to terms with their female selves is an ongoing process. Some find resourceful ways in which to express their identities in private. Senior transgender women in northwestern USA are pictured in the places where they hid their female identities for decades. 

About

Jessica Dimmock

Jessica Dimmock is a filmmaker and photographer.  Dimmock is the recipient of numerous international awards for her photography and video work, including two World P...

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