About Photographer:

Photographer currently living in Brooklyn. Has worked extensively on Sikhism, LGBT Rights, and Occupy Wall Street.

Entry description: Around the world societies are still rife with homophobia. Conservative religious values, ultra-right wing extremists, government Human Rights infractions, and Hate Crimes are all realities that LGBT communities face.

1- American Evangelists protest the Manila Pride march.

2- A prayer is said asking God not to allow Lithuania's first Pride march.

3 - A nationalist youth gives the Nazi salute during Zagreb's Pride.

4 - Nikolai Alekseev (left) has led the fight for LGBT Rights in the Russian courts.

5 - A transgender woman was beaten in the streets of Istanbul just days before the first Transgender Pride march in Turkey.