Tag Archives: New York

9/11 – 17 years on. Images ©Jason Florio

9/11 - A man walks alone in the debris of the South Tower on John Street, NYC, just a few minutes before the North Tower begins to fall © Jason Florio

9/11/2001 – A man walks alone in the debris of the South Tower, just a few minutes before the North Tower begins to fall, NYC © Jason Florio

 

17 years ago I went to Afghanistan to document a war – all was quiet. A week after returning home to NYC, the war came to me. © Jason Florio

9/11/2001 - Court officer, Patty Mack, calls for help just minutes after she had climbed from beneath the debris of the South Tower © Jason Florio

9/11/2001 – Court officer, Patty Mack, calls for help just minutes after she had climbed from beneath the debris of the South Tower © Jason Florio

Related posts – June 2012: Meeting Patty Mack

9/11/2001 - John Street, NYC, after the North Tower had collapsed ©Jason Florio

9/11/2001 – John Street, NYC, after the North Tower had collapsed ©Jason Florio

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Pride Month, 2018 – Portraits from New York ©Jason Florio

Pride month - Portrait of participants in New York City's 2013 Gay Pride parade, known as The March walking through Greenwich Village.

Gay Pride parade, New York City, 2013  Greenwich Village ©Jason Florio / ReduxPictures, NYC

 

On a recent documentary assignment to Guyana and Zimbabwe – filming interviews with transgender, and LGBTI communities – being so open and free to be who you are is not an option. In fact, doing so can lead to arrest, prison, stigmatization, and discrimination… and, tragically, in some cases, being murdered.

Here’s to celebrating diversity and freedom

Florio

See more of the New York Gay Pride Parade portraits

Pride Month - Portrait of participants in New York City's 2013 Gay Pride parade, known as The March walking through Greenwich Village.

Gay Pride parade, New York City, 2013  Greenwich Village ©Jason Florio / ReduxPictures, NYC

 

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