Powerful Photos Capture Striking Before And After Images Of Men And Women Transitioning

A photographer has snapped the portraits of 12 Cuban transgender men and women both before and after their sex changes.

Claudia González, who was born in Chile and raised in Europe, shot the series with hopes of empowering her subjects, who face a daily battle against Cuba’s deeply entrenched discrimination against the LBGT – Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender – community.

Ms González doesn’t share the identities of these men and women, who were invited to choose at which stage of their transition they wanted to be photographed, but for many of them, their stories are etched across their faces.




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