I was born in Mexico City, a modern megalopolis where I live and work with yearning and passion for unknown territories. My photographic work explores notions of identity, gender, and diversity. I have been a scientist working in medicinal chemistry at the National University of Mexico and also an avid photographer for more than three decades. In 2011, a selection of my series "LGBT Mexicans from the 21st Century" was awarded Second Prize in the category "Gender" of Pride Photo Award.
Find me at: http://www.rogeliopereda.com
13 Apr 2014 — 1757 views
Portraits of cultural and political activists, members of the Trans community, illustrate the persistent discomfort with their gender assignment at birth.
10 Aug 2009 — 3975 views
A confrontation of the cultural and social stereotypes underlying gender, opting to focus on the beauty, sensitivity, and vulnerabilities of the transgender community.
25 Feb 2007 — 10743 views
Selection of portraits taken in the streets of Mexico City during the Gay Pride Parade.
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