POY RJI | Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute

Category: Portrait Series

First Place

Robin Hammond / Freelance
“Where Love Is Illegal”

Second Place

Josh Estey / Freelance
“Faces of Resilience”

Third Place

Javier Arcenillas / Freelance
“Assassins of the Maras 18 and Salvatrucha”

Award of Excellence

Shiva Khademi / Freelance

Award of Excellence

Turjoy Chowdhury / Freelance
“Rohingya Mothers and Newborns”

First Place

“Where Love Is Illegal”

Worldwide, violence and prejudice against the LGBTQI+ community is rampant. In many places it’s getting worse. But there is hope, and it is in those who are the target hate that it can be found.