Our current environment isn't specific to Trump. Artists have been responding to certain, similar political forces that have been in play in this country for a very long time, so Trump is not a new problem.
He navigated loneliness, violence, rejection and pleasure during the year-long project.
So, my question was and still is: what was so offensive about this nonsexual image and what makes a queer nipple (or, rather, documentation of thereof) so dangerous for the Censorship Monster?
Kris Sanford creates a dazzling queer history that both does and does not exist.
"Many photographers show the darkest sides of life. I don't want to do that. I want to show the strength of my subjects. They are celebrating themselves every day and I'm lucky enough to be able to photograph them."