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Look back on 2014!

Look back on 2014!

2014 was an amazing year for us with again a lot of accomplishments, which we are very proud of! We reached an all-time visitors record, Pride Photo Award went abroad (to Japan) for the first time, and much more! We put together a short video so you can relive the highlights of 2014. We look

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Let’s meet up with…Jean-Jérôme Destouches!

Let’s meet up with…Jean-Jérôme Destouches!

Jean-Jérôme Destouches earned himself a Special Mention at the 2014 Pride Photo Award with his series ‘God LOVES gay’. In this well-shot documentary series, he portrays a gay Catholic priest in Argentina, Roberto Gonzalez, who openly defies the church’s policy by fighting for LGBT rights and opening his church for LGBT’s every Sunday.   See

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Let’s meet up with…Pixy Yijun Liao!

Let’s meet up with…Pixy Yijun Liao!

  Pixy Yijun Liao took second prize in the ‘Open’ category with her series ‘Experimental Relationship’ which explores the alternative possibilities of heterosexual relationships, questioning what is the norm.   In the images it’s often your boyfriend who holds the remote shutter release, even though you are positioned as the more dominant one. What is

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Let’s meet up with…Shahria Sharmin!

Let’s meet up with…Shahria Sharmin!

Shahria Sharmin won the second prize in the 2014 theme category ‘Getting Closer’ with ‘Call me Heena’. In this touching photo series she portrays hijras (the local word for what we know as transgenders) in Bangladesh. Shahria told us that making ther series was a personal journey for her. Like almost everyone else in Bangladesh,

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Let’s meet up with…Viviana Peretti!

Let’s meet up with…Viviana Peretti!

  How did you hear about the Miss Gay International competition and end up photographing it? What was the most surprising thing about the competition?   From 2000 to 2009 I lived in Bogota, Colombia, and I am familiar with the LGBT events that take place in the capital. In 2000, Theatron, the biggest gay

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Speak Up! youth events 2014

Speak Up! youth events 2014

We are happy to announce the dates for the 2014 Speak Up! youth events!   The open air exhibition always gives us the opportunity to explore what people think about the winning images and about gender and LGBT issues. Local youths interview passers-by about the photo panels and filmed their responses. These interview films (in

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