2005 Photo Contest, Arts and Entertainment, 3rd prize

Marcello Bonfanti

25 April, 2004

Drag queens backstage during an underground show. Similar shows happen in neighborhoods all over the city, but need to be advertised through select networks of those in the know. Although macho attitudes remain embedded in Cuban society as a whole, the official stance on sexual minorities has relaxed in past decades.

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Marcello Bonfanti

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