Alexia Puente

Alexia Puente is an intern at the Observer.
JJ Levine, Switch 1, 2009. Digital photographs.

In San Antonio, a Landmark Art Exhibit Celebrates Gender Identity and Community

One of the United States’ first major exhibits focused on gender identity, Transamerica/n includes the work of more than 50 LGBTQ artists and allies.

There’s a painting in Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today that sums up the exhibit’s quietly subversive mood. Titled “Robert,” the acrylic work depicts a heavyset bearded man in a Morrissey T-shirt. With tattoos on his arm and a black cuff … Read More