Facing discrimination every day is a tiring, never-ending battle that all too often goes unnoticed.
"I'm tired of being the angry black woman."
"I'm tired of being told I'm too skinny for a guy."
"I'm tired of men thinking they have the right to catcall me."
The series deals with stereotypes of different identities including race, gender, sexuality and body image.
"Growing up, in a mostly Caucasian area, I had not [realized] until I was much older that the image of a black boy or man is often one of anger or aggression."
"When we are able to relate to a picture on a deeply personal level, it brings about almost a feeling of camaraderie because there is someone out there who understands exactly how you feel and has been able to articulate in a way that hopefully informs many others," co-creator of the project Paula Akpan told The Huffington Post.
After photographing each participant, Akpan and Evans asked them to explain their feelings in more detail in a written paragraph below their image.
Scroll below to see the Akpan's and Evans' riveting images.
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