Gay Conviction

Each model appears twice, first wearing flowers and produce perched on their head, and then decorated with actual prison tattoos. Tattooed prisoners and outwardly gay men are both part of disenfranchised groups that reject mainstream values by their visual presentation. They share other historical references such as the incarceration of gays in the past and the mythology of homosexual activities in prison. These connections reminded us of how we may marginalize what we do not understand, and dismiss those with a gay conviction.

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