Conversation with Gemma van Gennip

67849_634499286567353_1878371301_n The artist Gemma van Gennip visited The Faketory art studio last week and we had an amusing and intriguing conversation. Here are some curiosities of her life and next steps. Have a look! ”I am a painter, born in Eindhoven in 1955, now living in the South of the country and working in my studio […] Continue reading →

Boys of Bangladesh

boys-of-bangladesh-2 By Sabya van Elswijk We are invited to meet with the director of Boys of Bangladesh, a network of gay people in Dhaka. Arriving at his place, human rights activist Tanvir Alim welcomes us and explains that they use apartments as informal meeting places. There are many volunteers; all of them spend time on Boys of […] Continue reading →

Drag Queens of the World

Swift- DragsBrasil-119.jpg This is a document of Drag Queens of the World. We want to show you them in a profound manner, which gives you another insight in the world of these wo-men. Have you ever looked at the person behind all the glitter and big wigs? The amazing work of these artists is fascinating and invites […] Continue reading →

Drag Queens, Bolivia

unnamed We met Alberto in Bolivia, at the LTGB center in Santa Cruz, where he volunteers and travels through Bolivia to give courses in sex education and the importance of prevention in HIV. At the beginning it was very hard to believe that this shy and quite boy can transform himself into a drag queen. But […] Continue reading →

Postcards “Thank You Darling”

unnamed2 After a successful crowdfunding we would like to thank each of you who is supporting this project with personalized postcards! Stay tuned on Facebook dragqueensoftheworld and our website to follow the project! You can still support our book! http://dragqueens-oftheworld.com/support-diversity-fund-the-book/ Photography by Martijn Crowe   Continue reading →