From Kashamira Gander’s story for International Business Times:

Having spent the past three decades taking photos of people who don’t conform to stereotypes of sex and gender, photographer Mariette Pathy Allen is known as the “unofficial photographer of trans people”.

Her first book, Transformations: Crossdressers and Those Who Love Them, featured images and interviews with gender non-conforming people, and offered a glimpse into the everyday lives of community decades before 2014 – the year regarded as the “transgender tipping point”, when actress Laverne Cox graced the cover of Time magazine.

Read the entire article and interview

Browse Mariette Pathy Allen’s work at ClampArt