Humans Of New York Assignment

 

“it’s really empowering for me to get out on the streets in my flower crown and pink hair,” says Jacqueline Gueller, 25. “I come from a pretty restrictive Jewish town that is definitely not okay with me doing whatever I want. I was really scared when I found out I was queer but here in the city, no one cares about your sexuality. You have to focus on doing you and there’s something poetic about that. Sure I run into the occasional asshole that has a problem with the way I dress or the way I live my life. But I just dab on them and go along my merry way. Like the rest of this city would.”

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