A national portrait + video collection dedicated to the Queer Asian American Women & Trans* community. The Visibility Project breaks barriers through powerful imagery and storytelling.
Profiles
Jayden Thai  |  Louisville, KY

Jayden Thai | Louisville, KY

Hometown Louisville, KY Ethnicity/Racial Background Vietnamese American Age 23 Preferred Pronouns He Sexual Orientation Trans + Queer Shoot Location Washington, DC | 2012
Lolan Buhain Sevilla | Brooklyn, NY

Lolan Buhain Sevilla | Brooklyn, NY

Hometown Brooklyn, NY Ethnicity/Racial Background Pinoy (Filipino) Age 36 Preferred Pronouns mam-sir Sexual Orientation Queer Butch Shoot Location Brooklyn, NY | 2012
VIDEO INTERVIEWScandid conversations + oral historiesgrowing up, language barriers, self identifying, life from the 60's to present day

VIDEO INTERVIEWS

candid conversations + oral histories

growing up, language barriers, self identifying, life from the 60’s to present day

monna  |  Portland, ME

monna | Portland, ME

Ethnicity/Racial Background Chinese kid no refugees Gender Lady Age 24 Preferred Pronouns She, Her Sexual Orientation Queer Location Portland, ME (from Queens, NY)
Avani Trivedi  |  Austin, TX

Avani Trivedi | Austin, TX

Ethnicity/Racial Background Asian American, Desi American, Indian American, Gujarati, Cyclist, Feminist, Radical Progressive, Democrat, Hindu Gender Woman Age 31 Preferred Pronouns She, Her Sexual Orientation Lesbian, Gay, Queer Location Austin, TX, 2012
Moof Mayeda |  Portland, ME (from Los Angeles)

Moof Mayeda | Portland, ME (from Los Angeles)

Ethnicity/Racial Background Japanese American Preferred Pronoun They, Them, Theirs Age 31 Sexual Orientation Queer Location Portland, ME, 2012 (lives in Los Angeles)
Emiko  |  Portland, OR

Emiko | Portland, OR

Ethnicity/Racial Background Hapa Gender Female Age 31 Preferred Pronouns She Sexual Orientation Queer / Polypan Location Portland, OR, 2012
Jenny  |  Portland, OR

Jenny | Portland, OR

Ethnicity/Racial Background Hmong Gender Female Age 30 Preferred Pronouns She, Her Sexual Orientation Queer Location Portland, OR, 2012
Adrien  |  New York

Adrien | New York

Ethnicity/Racial Background German / Filipino American Gender Gender non-conforming, masculine of center Age 28 Sexual Orientation Queer Location New York, 2012
Monica Lee Noe  |  Portland, OR

Monica Lee Noe | Portland, OR

Ethnicity/Racial Background Multi-racial: Chinese, Peruvian, White Gender cis-womyn Age 21 Preferred Pronouns Femminine Sexual Orientation Queer / Dyke Location Portland, OR, 2012
Chea Villanueva  |  Philadelphia, PA

Chea Villanueva | Philadelphia, PA

Ethnicity/Racial Background Filipino American Age 60 Preferred Pronouns He Sexual Orientation Stone Butch
Lenore Chinn  |  San Francisco, CA

Lenore Chinn | San Francisco, CA

Lenore Chinn is a San Francisco based artist and cultural activist long affiliated with Asian American Women Artists Association A founding member of Lesbians in the Visual Arts and Queer Cultural Center (Qcc) www.queerculturalcenter.org, she served on the San Francisco Human Rights Commission under Mayor Art Agnos during a time when the City was shaping...