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Challenging Assumptions
Challenging Assumptions

Confounding gender stereotypes with brush and lens.

Lorenzo Triburgo is an artist whose work plays with common assumptions of identity and artistry. With his series "Portraits of Transgender Men" Triburgo's aim is to remind us that the limit of gender identity is determined by individual, rather than social norms. Here, Triburgo places transgendered men in heroic poses in front of richly painted kitsch depictions of nature.

  View the entire Transportraits series. Read Lorenzo Triburgo's statementr on the Transportraits series. On Slate: Capturing the Courage of Transgender Men On Huffington Post: Transportraits: Lorenzo Triburgo Captures Powerful Images Of Transgender Men      

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  • Ted joined the staff of the Office of Youth and Young Adult Ministries in February 2010. He brings more than twenty years' experience using media to create social change by creating communications strategies and content for progressive non-profits, political campaigns, and cause...

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