18 year-old, black/African-American, bisexual girl Arbrene Ellison with her 20 year-old African-American, Transgender Male bisexual boyfriend Kaiden M. Corbin. Both are homeless in New York City. Behind the scenes photography and video and assistant: Juan Pablo Ampudia, juanpablo@cuartocreativo.com. Phone +52 1 55 8676 5741. Photography by Robin Hammond, pitures@robinhammond.co.uk. Editor: Mallory Benedict, Mallory.Benedict@natgeo.com, +1 202.791.1282. 04 April 2019

Kaiden M. Corbin /

Free. I’m finally free. I don’t have to walk around and pretend anymore. I’m free. The weight on my shoulders and my heart are lifted. I don’t HAVE to tolerate anyone’s intolerance. With love I feel balanced. It’s not romantic or friendly it’s inconditional.”

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