Gay and Lesbian Elderly

August 6, 2009

My new project will be about gay and lesbian seniors. There exists so little photography about the elderly in general and of gay and lesbian elderly there are hardly no pictures at all. With my project I attempt to make this group, which is mostly unvisible visible.

Richard Renaldi did some nice work about this topic:

Roy and William john and fred

And I also love the work of Naomi Harris, who documented the last hotel in South Beach that catered to senior citizens. The project, called “Haddon Hall Hotel ” received The International Prize for Young Photojournalism. I feel her pictures are humorous but also sensitive. Check it out on her hompage:

naomi harris

Naomi Harris 2


3 Responses to “Gay and Lesbian Elderly”

  1. francisca Says:

    hi thanks for share,i always came to visit ur Blog:)

  2. marcia Says:

    yeah! that last picture is awesome! are you going to the us of america?

  3. Irrercusa Says:

    Fantastic, very great issue. I will write about it too.

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