Lesbian Photography Opens Eyes

A new exhibition showcases the private lives of lesbians in the deep South

A lesbian photographer chronicles fellow lesbians and their families in a new exhibit at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute in Alabama. Founded to teach about human rights and the fight for equality during the days of racial segregation, the exhibition is part of a movement for lesbian awareness in the South.

While Alabama may be quite a distance from Philly, we thought the story about how this exhibition got started is important. It not only drives home the need for equal rights, but also showcases strength in the face of adversity.

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