Rainbow Revolution is a collection of vibrant portraits that celebrate the expanding spectrum of queer identity and visibility.
Starting with an empty white box, renowned photographer Magnus Hastings invites members of the LGBTQIA+ community to creatively envision the space.
Funny, political, personal, racy, magical, and matter-of-fact—each individual presents themselves as they would like to be seen.
Features more than 300 photographs
Includes a number of short, moving statements by some of the subjects about who they are, and what that means
A beautifully diverse celebration of queer identity and community
Proud, playful, defiant, and diverse, the empowering images and individuals in this beautiful volume represent the strength of knowing and expressing who we are.
Rainbow Revolution includes Kathy Griffin, Jade Thirlwall, Luke Evans, Boy George, Peppermint, Adore Delano, Eureka O'Hara, Alaska Thunderf*ck, Gigi Gorgeous, Nico Tortorella, and many more.
A gorgeous book for the LGBTQIA+ audience and their friends, loved ones, and community around them
Ideal for display on the coffee table
Great for fans of Magnus Hastings' photography, Rupaul's Drag Race, and more
Add it to the shelf with books like Queer: A Graphic History by Dr. Meg-John Barker, A Quick Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns by Archie Bongiovanni, and We Are Everywhere: Protest, Power, and Pride in the History of Queer Liberation by Matthew Riemer and Leighton Brown.
About the Author
Magnus Hastings is a British photographer based in Los Angeles and London whose work has been published in GQ, Glamour, US Weekly, Attitude, Cosmopolitan, Total Film, and many others. The author of Why Drag?, his photographs have also been featured in many other books and in several solo exhibitions.
"A collection of vibrant portraits that celebrate the expanding spectrum of queer identity and visibility."
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"How would you express yourself within an empty white space? Given that prompt, people identifying as L.G.B.T.Q. and their allies created an intimate journey in Magnus Hastings's 'Rainbow Revolution.'" - The New York Times
"Combining glamour and wholesome natural beauty, [Hastings'] subjects shine in his clean framing device."