Originally published on The Identity Project and cross-posted here with their permission.
Just how many ways are there to be LGBTQIA+? You can be queer, femme, a unicorn, or a bottom, to name a few.
We talk a lot about labels and identity, but what does identity really mean for defining gender and sexuality?
The subjects of these beautiful photos, from Sarah Deragon’s The Identity Project, might blow you away as they embody their answers.
To learn more about this topic, check out:
- How Stereotypes About What Queer Women Look Like Erases Femmes
- Images of Butches and Femmes: Celebrating Our Living Queer Legacy!
- 7 Everyday Portraits of Non-Binary People
- Queer and Trans Latinx Speak Up and Out About Love, Life, and Family
Sarah Deragon is a San Francisco-based portrait photographer. The Identity Project, which launched it in January 2014, is Sarah’s first personal photography project. Sarah has photographed over 200 people in the San Francisco Bay Area, Portland, New York, & Chicago. In 2015 the project will be traveling to Austin and Columbus, Ohio. Sarah can be found on Instagram and Twitter @.