Emilia Zenzile Roig found her truest self in Berlin. Thanks to the city's open culture, she continues to combat intersecting forms of inequality in Europe.
Christopher Street Day in Berlin is world-renowned as the city celebrates its ongoing history in the LGBTQI+ movement. IMAGO spoke to Berlin’s emerging queer performer, The Darvish, who has created their own niche blending traditional belly dancing with elements of drag.
Mapping out the queer cultural roots of Berlin through the voices of those who contribute to Europe’s queer-capital, then and now.
IMAGO’s Michael Hughes photographed Berlin’s iconic Christopher Street Day, the original Pride march, the summer after the fall of the Berlin Wall. IMAGO spoke to him about his career and the city’s ever-shifting cultural landscape.