Quotes on the Queer Experience

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

Robert Mapplethorpe
Self Portrait (1988)
ARTIST ROOMS Tate and National Galleries of Scotland

© Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation

Zanele Muholi
Flesh II (2005)

© Zanele Muholi

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

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

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