From Christopher Harrity’s article and slideshow of works from Lissa Rivera’s series “Beautiful Boy” for the Advocate:

Lissa Rivera’s elegant and emotional project should be explained in her own words:

“‘Beautiful Boy’ is an ongoing project that began as a confession between two friends. On the subway one evening, my friend shared that he had worn women’s clothing almost exclusively in college, but after graduation struggled to navigate a world that seemed both newly accepting and yet inherently reviling of male displays of femininity. I thought that photography could provide a space for him to experiment with his identity outside of isolation.”

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