We have all hurt someone tremendously, whether by intent or accident. we have all loved someone tremendously, whether by intent or accident. it is an intrinsic human trait, and a deep responsibility, i think, to be an organ and a blade. but, learning to forgive ourselves and others because we have not chosen wisely is what makes us most human. we make horrible mistakes. it’s how we learn. we breathe love. it’s how we learn. and it is inevitable.

‘To Survive on This Shore’—Portraits of Transgender Aging

A series of photographs aims to make elderly transgender people more visible.

“’Our culture in general is pretty youth focused,” Dugan says. As a result, ‘within what limited representations there have been of trans people, there aren’t a lot of older people. A lot of the people who participate want their stories to be told and want for younger trans people to see them.’”

View this incredible photo gallery here