Shane Summers, a gender-fluid preteen, plays in a field of large bubbles at the city’s OUT in the Park Gay Pride Festival on Tampa Bay.  Instead of hosting one of the  largest Gay Pride parades in the country, local organizers opted for a series of smaller events spread throughout June, considered Gay Pride Month.The scaled back celebrations were due to COVID-19 precautions, though few attending Saturday’s waterfront OUT in the Park festival used masks.

Shane Summers, a gender-fluid preteen, plays in a field of large bubbles at the city’s OUT in the Park Gay Pride Festival on Tampa Bay. Instead of hosting one of the largest Gay Pride parades in the country, local organizers opted for a series of smaller events spread throughout June, considered Gay Pride Month.

The scaled back celebrations were due to COVID-19 precautions, though few attending Saturday’s waterfront OUT in the Park festival used masks.

Robin Rayne, documentary photojournalist

Robin Rayne is a nationally-published magazine, newspaper and documentary photojournalist based near Atlanta, Georgia.  

About Robin

Robin Rayne is an internationally-published magazine and newspaper photojournalist and documentary film producer, specializing in developmental disability issues, human rights, gender diversity and social justice issues. Robin and wife Kyla live in Canton, Georgia, north of Atlanta

Spanning a 35-year national magazine career, Robin's work has appeared in Newsweek, Time, Business Week, Forbes, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, NBC News, LePoint, Paris Match and Der Spiegel, among dozens more. Robin’s stories and projects are syndicated globally by ZUMA Press photo agency. 

Robin produce stories and films with a goal of reshaping the way society views those who are different: "That covers a wide spectrum of the human condition, including disability issues and the colorful spectrum of gender. They are my 'why.' I focus on struggles and victories of those who are often shunned, misunderstood, ignored, rejected and devalued."