LA Pride 2018

I recently had the pleasure of photographing LA's Pride festival for their marketing department for the third year. While walking the grounds, I was standing on the walkway just looking around when I saw this guy walking towards me in the crowd. All he had on was a thin pair of black cotton briefs, his body covered with brash strokes of gold paint. He was alone and started walking towards me with a beauty and grace that was undeniable. While this was a performance, I got the feeling that he was performing just for himself, not the audience. I remember thinking, this is what pride looks like. 

LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
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Lauren Ruth Ward at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Chanel West Coast and friends at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kay
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Natalia Jimenez at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Natalia Jimenez at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
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Kim Petras at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
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LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
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Keke Wyatt at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Keke Wyatt at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Kidd Madonny at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Kidd Madonny at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Tove Lo at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.
Tove Lo at LA Pride 2018. Photo by Kat Kaye.