Sex and Revolution in Cuba
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Sex and Revolution in Cuba is a photo essay documenting the gay community in this country for three years "

After coming to power of Raul Castro in February on the island begins a series of economic and social changes. One of the biggest changes is that the regime announces new policies related to sensitization sexual diversity and gender identity. Some people think that these changes are a simple strategy of political marketing on Human Rights.
In May 2008, for the first time in the history of the Cuban revolution, and after years of homophobic policies and persecution against the LGBT community, the first demonstration against homophobia and transphobia, that was promoted by Mariela Castro (Raul Castro’s daughter), and director of the National Center for Sexual Education Cuba.

This photo essay is an intimate portrait of reality and everyday life of homosexuals in Cuba, from different socioeconomic classes, through a thorough investigation on the impact that these social policies have had on the LGBTI community.