Tag: LGBTI

Limit(less): LGBTQ Africans of the Diaspora

Nigerian-American photographer Mikael Owunna’s project Limit(less) is helping redefine what it is to be African for LGBTQ Africans in Europe and North America. Born in the United States to a Nigerian father and Nigerian-Swedish mother, Owunna spent most of his life outside of Nigeria but was sent back after he was...

Documenting the Queer Lives of Côte d’Ivoire & Mozambique

Lining the walls of Johannesburg’s Goethe-Institut, large-scale black-and-white images offer an intimate, seductive and ultimately celebratory peek into the lives of Côte d’Ivoire’s and Mozambique’s queer folk: lovers in intimate embrace; bubbly-swilling party-goers; gender-queer couples caught in mid-dance flirtation; trans women staring with do-absolutely-not-fuck-with-me defiance directly into the...