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Proudly African & Transgender: Portraits by Gabrielle Le Roux in collaboration with trans & intersex activists

Portraits and narratives of ten transgender Africans from seven countries in East and Southern Africa by Gabrielle Le Roux in partnership with Victor Mukasa and exhibited for the first time by Amnesty International – Amsterdam.

Zimbabwe: Amanda

Uganda: Julius

South Africa: Bongi

Burundi: Flavia

Uganda: Victor Mukasa

Namibia: Madam Jholerina

Kenya: Nicole

Uganda: Salongo

Namibia: Silva

Botswana: Skipper Mogapi

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  1. These are wonderful; so inspiring.
    Thank you for posting these images here.

  2. What a wonderfull exhibition – wonderfull drawing and We were very impressed by the text that goes with the drawing. What an artist you are whaauuhh, surronded by som emany gifted and great people.
    Thank you

  3. D.

    What happened to the images?

    The essays were beautiful, and I’d hoped to link to both.

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  5. bfp

    soooooo amazing and heart stopping in the beauty…

  6. Oooh!

    These pictures Are utterly amazing! Truly!

  7. Denis Nzioka

    Amazing. Simply amazing.

  8. Dakrikunoire

    c'est trop beau!!!!!!!! BRAVO LES GARS!



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  10. Dominique

    Absolutely, amazingly beautiful people. Namaste my sister-brothers and my brother-sisters.
    Salt Lake City, Utah