international women's day

9 Photo Essays of Women and LGBTQ People's Lives Around the World

From the frontlines of Argentina's trans rights movement to the bathtubs and couches where women have given birth, these photos portray the multiplicity of women and LGBTQ people's lives.
Broadly Staff

This Photographer Posed Her Tinder Dates in Feminine and Masculine Portraits

Photographer Marie Hyld met up with strangers she matched with on Tinder and asked them to pose for a photo series exploring gender expression.
Lene Munk

These Mesmerizing Photos Use Calming Colors to Soothe Depression

Arielle Bobb-Willis' photography allowed her to cope with depression through the stunning use of color and controlled subjects.
Danielle Kwateng-Clark

This Photographer Spent Seven Years Photographing Their Trans Bestie

Laurence Philoméne is intent on showing their intersex and trans best friend in all his layered beauty.
Laurence Philomène

The Defiant, Tender Faces of NYC's Dyke March

Photographer Maegan Gindi set up an intimate portrait studio in the middle of the rowdy LGBTQ pride protest.
Maegan Gindi
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Stunning Photos That Show the Intimacy of Undressing

Photographer Alex Thebez's two series here, "A Handful of Unfulfilled Wishes" and "Undressed," both address the ambiguity and fluidity of our identities, on the internet and off of it.
Alex Thebez
The Privacy and Perception Issue

The Photographer Re-Discovering Her Mexican American Heritage

Photographer Cristina Bartley unpacks the layers of her identity in this photo series exploring Latin American rituals, womanhood, and performance.
Cristina Bartley Dominguez
The Privacy and Perception Issue

Images Exploring What It's Like to Be Part of India's Queer Community

Photographer Jake Naughton and art director Aarti Singh of Suno Labs aim to show that progress for any marginalized identity isn’t always linear in their new series "Yesterday Tomorrow Today."
Aarti Singh
Jake Naughton
The Privacy and Perception Issue

These Photos Explore the Multiple Identities We Have Online and Off

Laurence Philomene used friends to express versions of their self through portraiture.
Laurence Philomène

Endearing Portraits of South Korea's Elderly Female Freedivers

South Korea's first woman underwater photographer has documented the dwindling community of Korean women who freedive for sea food well into their seventies.
Christine Ro

Photos of Total Strangers Pretending to Be in Serious Relationships

Photographer Marie Hyld met up with strangers she matched with on Tinder—and took extremely intimate portraits with them.
Lene Munk

This Artist Photographed 500 Women to Expand Beauty's 'Narrow Image'

Romania's Mihaela Noroc backpacked across the globe for four years to create her new photo book "The Atlas of Beauty."
June Chua