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This Beautiful Photo Project Is Sharing LGBT Stories

Here's to #BareNakedTruth.

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#BareNakedTruth is a stunning photo project made up of nude portraits accompanied by stories from people in the LGBT community.

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Josh Feeney, who is based in Sydney, started the project last year after the shooting at Pulse, a gay night club in Orlando where at least 50 people were killed and 53 were injured.

"I happened to be in a queer space myself at the time when I found out that it had started" Josh told BuzzFeed. "I was at a loss of what to do, I was in shock."

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"I was inspired by the LGBTQ+ community coming together and wanting to combat the hate. There was one quote that said 'you can't hate someone whose story that you know,' so I was inspired to start telling stories as soon as possible."

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He began the project by making a call-out to the LGBT community in Sydney, and started asking people to come forward and submit their story.

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Originally 100 people were photographed, and Josh has since travelled all over the world for the project: "It's been spectacular... the whole point to me is how people resonate with the stories."

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Photos from #BareNakedTruth are being used to promote Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras this year, and there will even be a float with project participants from all over the world.

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"It's been so special to have different stories for different moments and to be able to explore different themes that resonate with different people."

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You can find out more about #BareNakedTruth here.

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