2019 Photo Contest, Portraits, Stories, 2nd Prize

Northwest Passages

Photographer

Jessica Dimmock

for Topic

07 December, 2017

Amy (42) from Tacoma, Washington, used to wear her female clothing under baggy sweatpants when going out, and change in an alley near the club she was heading to.

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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