“Have you heard of the Five Second Rule? When food falls down, if you pick it up before five seconds have passed, it’s safe to eat. This is how we live, not letting ourselves down for too long.”
Georgia remains a conservative country, where hate and aggression towards sexual minorities are common. Hiding would be the instinctive thing to do, but not everyone can afford to. Having complicated and violent life journeys, many transgender women end up homeless and in order to survive, they become sex workers. This photo story is my attempt to share the stories of these women. They chose not to give up, but to live and somehow survive in an environment where they are most unwelcome
Project was made in the frame of Multimedia Lab Production Grant Program for South Caucasus Female Photographers.