Most cultures around the globe continue to adhere to a strict two-gender framework when defining their social systems, yet within many of these cultures, the concept of a "third sex" is acceptable as entertainment. In her project "Dress as Girl," Eddie Lanieri explores ideas surrounding gender identity by photographing drag queens who perform in New Orleans. Click here to see Eddie Lanieri’s project Dress as Girl.
"The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one." — John Ruskin