2019 Photo Contest, Portraits, 2nd Prize

Northwest Passages


Jessica Dimmock

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08 December, 2017

For 18 years, Gina Marie (60) From Seattle, Washington, went to work in masculine clothes, but would put on high heels and walk along a nature trail in the early morning.

Transgender individuals around the world are still exposed to widespread social stigma and abuse. For many transgender women, coming to terms with their female selves is an ongoing process. Some find resourceful ways in which to express their identities in private. Senior transgender women in northwestern USA are pictured in the places where they hid their female identities for decades. 

About the photographer

Jessica Dimmock

Jessica Dimmock is a filmmaker and photographer.  Dimmock is the recipient of numerous international awards for her photography and video work, including two World P...

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