Ashley Kolodner

Photographer Ashley Kolodner
Image: Ashley Kolodner

What do you get when you combine a diverse array of queer faces, a camera, and a photographer inspired by her community and peers? If you’re Ashley Kolodner, you get “GAYFACE” an activism-motivated photography project that “celebrates sex, freedom of identity, freedom of association, and culture,” lending beautifully captured faces to the gay rights movement.

Kolodner is a Brooklyn-based artist, photographer, activist, and member of the LGBT community. Her “GAYFACE” photo project, a large-scale endeavor to humanize marginalized members of her community and showcase diversity is quickly gaining national attention.

Check out some of Ashley Kolodner’s photographs and read about her social activism here.

Image used with express permission from Ashley Kolodner.