Quotes on the Queer Experience

If I have to change my lifestyle, I don't want to live.

Robert Mapplethorpe

Robert Mapplethorpe, ‘Self Portrait’ 1988
Robert Mapplethorpe
Self Portrait 1988
ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland
© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation
Zanele Muholi, ‘Flesh II’ 2005
Zanele Muholi
Flesh II 2005
Tate
© Zanele Muholi

If I wait for someone else to validate my existence, it will mean that I’m shortchanging myself.

Zanele Muholi

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.

Andy Warhol

Andy Warhol, ‘Self-Portrait’ 1986
Andy Warhol
Self-Portrait 1986
Tate
© 2021 The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. / Licensed by DACS, London

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