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A More Receptive Beauty

Growing Up Queer in Arkansas

A collaborative photographic essay by Elizabeth Kelly and members of the LGBTQIA+ community in Central AR

Color Portraits by Elizabeth Kelly

Interviews by Elizabeth Kelly and Collaborators

B&W Photos by Collaborators


Sometimes because you care, you've got to ask "What's it like growing up queer in Arkansas" 

Click on the photographs to see each complete series

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Lucy 1 - Betsy.jpg
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Emma 1 - Betsy.jpg
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Bekah 1 - Betsy.jpg
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Beecher 1 - Betsy.jpg
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Work made as part of the Hendrix College multimedia storytelling project AV Arkansas

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