Backbone

Backbone

A look back at my first photography show I only caught glimpses of the 2020 Summer Olympics closing ceremony this past Sunday, August 8, 2021. Yet, the date and the event itself, brought back memories. "Backbone in B&W" original image featured my solo photo show with the same name at 32 Jones Gallery, Jersey City, [...]

Beyond the Fabulous

Beyond the Fabulous

Getting to know the LGBTQ+ community "Dear," "Darlin'," "Girlfriend," "Gorgeous,".... I've been called many names in my twenty years of covering the LGBTQ+ community. The names, themselves, always make me smile and remind me of good friends and individuals who care enough about me to try to make me smile, especially on days when smiling [...]

Photographing Pride Month

Photographing Pride Month

On covering Pride Month and the LGBTQ+ community People often ask me why I'm so interested in covering LGBTQ+ related stories? Why do I cover HIV and AIDS stories? Storefront decorated for JC Pride Fest 2018. Photo by Alina Oswald. While covering HIV and AIDS, I've met many wonderful individuals, members of the LGBTQ+ community. [...]