To celebrate 50 years since the Stonewall Riots, I created this Pride Is a Protest design, which was used as part of an Everpress Pride collaboration to raise money for the Albert Kennedy Trust.

It’s currently available for the next few weeks on Everpress, this time to raise funds for My Genderation, a non-profit company I co-founded, which makes trans related film content.

It was such a delight when I was asked if my illustration ‘Pride Is A Protest’ would take over ad-space in NYC during #WorldPride, just by The Stonewall Inn.

I was invited to be part of a series of seven installations by LGBT+ artists whose work addresses LGBT+ topics to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the #StonewallRiots

Photo by Dusty Rebel of Pride Is A Protest illustration taking up AD space in NY

Being part of Art In Ad Places is unique because it provides a platform to ‘sell’ something much more real, to be able to reach people when they least expect it.

I chose to highlight that Pride Is A Protest because it’s 50 years since the Stonewall Riots and in so many countries, people continue to be persecuted for their gender identity, expression, and their romantic preference.

A massive thanks to @queerstreetart @dustyrebel and @artinadplaces for giving a platform to queer / trans artists like myself.