CELEBRATING QUEER IDENTITIES
A PHOTO SERIES THAT CAPTURES BEAUTY AND STRUGGLE
The Great Lakes region is one of the most beautiful expanses in Africa, with art, culture and natural beauty in abundance. But for all its splendour, the area is still burdened with archaic laws, especially relating to queer identities. With daily violence and discrimination against many LGBT people, there is o en very little to celebrate. But documentary photographer Frédéric Noy captures the brave and beautiful people of Uganda, Rwanda and Burundi in what can be considered a true celebration ofque er ness.o cum en ting daily life, the photographs explore identity, beauty and sexuality while celebrating the stories of the people at the forefront of the ght for change – those like Kasha Nabagesera, the famed LGBT activist, photographed here in a da ling array of colours. isit Fredericnoy. com to see more of Frédéric’s photo essays.