The New York Times Magazine – The Real Hedwigs

New York Times Magazine photographer Magnus Arrevad spent close to five years in several countries, documenting Burlesque boys around the world.

29look_therealhedwigs-slide-HCXZ-jumboThe Broadway success of “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” suggests that gender-bending male performance has moved closer to the American mainstream, but it has also been flourishing in clubs around the world. The photographer Magnus Arrevad spent close to five years in several countries, documenting men applying makeup, dressing in elaborate costumes and performing.

Credit: The New York Times Magazine

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