As a young queer, the feeling of my partner’s hand slipping out of mine and shrinking away just as the door to a restaurant opened, or just as we rounded a corner and stepped onto a busy high street, was more familiar to me than the feeling of holding hands.
Through visibility and disruption, Queering the Map gives the global queer community the opportunity to craft their own narrative. Creator Lucas LaRochelle shares the origin story, and the highs & lows of this unprecedented digital endeavor.
Explore Cape Town’s blossoming drag and queer scene through the work of photographer Lauren Brits. Using a medium that is both nostalgic and timeless, she captures the queer underground zeitgeist of South Africa’s Mother City in dream-like stills