Whitman-Walker Health Host a Panel Discussion for The Lesbian Lens: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic in DC

By Editorial Team on June 28, 2021

Talk: Thursday, July 8 from 6pm to 8pm

Register here.

The Lesbian Lens: Documenting the HIV/AIDS Epidemic with veteran photographers JEB (Joan E. Biren), Sharon Farmer, Patsy Lynch and Leigh Mosley as they discuss their photographic works and experiences documenting the HIV/AIDS epidemic in and around Washington, DC.

Moderated by Eboné Bell of Tagg Magazine, this will be a lively discussion about what photographers were seeing and experiencing during the early years of the epidemic. This year marks the 40th anniversary since the first CDC report identified what would become known as HIV/AIDS. Join Whitman-Walker Health as they pay tribute to the women who helped to document, and give voice to, the fight against HIV/AIDS in our community.

Photographers & Panelists: 
  • JEB (Joan E. Biren), Photographer, and Author of Eye-to-Eye: Portraits of Lesbians
  • Sharon Farmer, Photographer, Washingtonian & First African American Woman Hired as a White House Photographer, under the Clinton Administration
  • Patsy Lynch, Photojournalist, and Editorial and Corporate Photographer
  • Leigh Mosley, Washington, DC-based Photographer & Educator for More Than Half of a Century
Moderated by: 
  • Eboné Bell, Editor-in-Chief at Tagg Magazine