Advancing LGBT Civil Rights

15th Annual LGBT Art Exhibit - Lindsay Morris: "You Are You"

All Week - May 1 through May 4
Gershman Hall, Avenue Gallery

401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA


The 15th Annual LGBT Art Exhibit, "You Are You" by photographer Lindsay Morris, documents an annual weekend summer camp for gender-nonconforming children and their families. In 2007 Morris began attending the camp with a family member and photographing what she witnessed. In 2012 courageous campers and their parents agreed to have selected images published in a cover story for The New York Times Magazine. Morris's photo essay has also been published in Europe and Australia.

Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., May 1 through 4 (during Equality Forum). Regular hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday though Sunday.

Morris will present a lecture on her work at The University of the Arts, Terra Hall, 211 S. Broad Street, Studio 1504, on Thursday, May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

A public reception for the exhibition will be held in the Avenue Gallery at Gershman Hall on Thursday, May 1, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and on Friday, May 2, from 5 to 7 p.m.


Lindsay Morris (Photographer)

Lindsay Morris discovered her passion for photography at 18, when she spent a year in South Africa as a Rotary Youth Exchange student. Since then her work has appeared in national and international publications, including The New York Times Magazine, GEO Germany and GEO International, Marie Claire, and Elle. It has also been featured on photography blogs such as Slate/Behold and Morris is working on a book to be published in 2014 by Kehrer Verlag about the camp that is the subject of her exhibition "You Are You."

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