Alex Coghe's street photography competition: Documentary Series competition

Photo: Alex Coghe
RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 15)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 15) BOYFRIENDS - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 13)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 13) ZEBRA GOWN - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 14)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 14) EVA - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 12)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 12) CONTACT - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 10)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 10) DEMON GIRL - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 11)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 11) THE MERMAID - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 3)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 3) LOVERS - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 9)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 9) BEARD IN FLOWER - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 8)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 8) LIPSTICK - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 7)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 7) STARS - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 2)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 2) WAITING THE PARADE - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 6)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 6) PLAYING A JOKE ON ME - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 4)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 4) BEER AND INFATABLE PENIS - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 5)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 5) SHE IS MINE! - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 1)

RAINBOW IN BLACK AND WHITE (N. 1) SEXY BIKER - Despite the country where I live is the cradle of ancient civilization, there have always been the fear and shame to freely express feelings. And when you find the courage to act according to their feelings, often go to meet narrow-minded attitudes and homophobic behavior, even violent. The Rainbow in Black and White is a multi-year project (not yet complete) that wants to document the desire that LGBT people, but not only, to express themselves freely, joyfully, during three different “Pride” in Rome. Perhaps, those of Pride, are the only times when many people participating can openly express their feelings. And photograph those moments is, for me, an act of love toward them. I hate any form of discrimination, and I believe that racism and homophobia are the clearest expression of human wickedness. ...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh .

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh . Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh . ...

god only knows

god only knows god only knows what I'd be without my phone. We're always waiting around for it to happen. ...

I am

I am This image was taken in Old Delhi, part of my book project Delhi 6x6 ...

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