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Mariette Pathy Allen, Transformations portfolio
Transformations
Mariette Pathy Allen, Paula and Daughter Lisa
Paula and daughter Lisa
Mariette Pathy Allen, Vanessa at the end of a Galmour session
Valerie [at the End of a Glamour Session]
Mariette Pathy Allen, Vanessa (in a fur jacket)
Vanessa [in a Fur Jacket]
Mariette Pathy Allen, Felicity Then and Now
Felicity Then and Now
Mariette Pathy Allen, Andy Becoming Andi
Andy Becoming Andi
Mariette Pathy Allen, Kay Ex-Green Beret
Kay (Ex-Green Beret)
Mariette Pathy Allen, Tom as Carol
Terisa [Tom as Carol]
Mariette Pathy Allen, Davida and mate, Cori
Davida and Mate, Corinne [Davida and Diane: Couple]
Mariette Pathy Allen, Sherry
Sherry
Mariette Pathy Allen, Madeline Victoria
Madeline Victoria
Mariette Pathy Allen, Second Wedding of
Second Wedding
Mariette Pathy Allen, Vicky Doing the Cancan with Cori and Julia, L.I., NY
Vicky West Dancing the Cancan with My Daughters, Cori and Julia, Bridgehampton, NY
Mariette Pathy Allen, Maxwell Shaving Corie's Leg
Maxwell Shaving Corissa’s Legs, Atlanta, GA
Mariette Pathy Allen, Toby at the End of the Day
Toby at the End of the Day, NYC
Mariette Pathy Allen, Guest at a Drag Ball, Harlem
Guest, at Drag Ball in Harlem, New York
Mariette Pathy Allen, Tiffany with Crying Twins
Tiffany with Crying Twins
Mariette Pathy Allen, Kiwi, Student at Coffee Shop, NYC
Kiwi, Student at a Coffee Shop, NYC
Mariette Pathy Allen, Malu with Her Parents and Sister
Malu with Her Parents and Sister, Cienfuegas, Cuba
Mariette Pathy Allen, Beth and Her Husband Rita
Beth and Her Husband, Rita, Boston, MA
Mariette Pathy Allen, Laura and Lady at the Las Vegas Club, Havana
Laura and Lady at the Las Vegas Club, Havana
Chloe, Kim, and Eva, at the piers, NYC
Chloe, Kim, and Eva, at the Piers, NYC
Mariette Pathy Allen, Spirit Medium, Burma
A Spirit Medium During a Festival at the Foot of Mt. Popa, Burma
Mariette Pathy Allen, Untitled, Mandalay, Burma
An Acolyte to a Spirit Medium, During a Ceremony, Near Mandalay, Burma

Mariette Pathy Allen has been photographing the transgender community for over thirty years. Through her artistic practice, she has been a pioneering force in gender consciousness, contributing to numerous cultural and academic publications about gender variance and lecturing across the globe. Her first book, Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them was groundbreaking in its investigation of a misunderstood community. Her second book, The Gender Frontier is a collection of photographs, interviews, and essays covering political activism, youth, and the range of people that identify as transgender in the United States. It won the 2004 Lambda Literary Award in the Transgender/Genderqueer category. Other books include TransCuba and Transcendents: Spirit Mediums in Burma and Thailand.

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