Darwin preparing for a night out.
       
     
 Members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.
       
     
 The body of Marco Tullio Montoya is being transferred into the coffin. Marco was 28, his body had signs of torture when he was found two days later his disappearance. His murder is supposedly still investigated, however his brother Darwin explained how a week before the assassination, the local gang “offered” them to sell drugs for them (this happens very often, as the local gangs, the “mara” control the areas where prostitution takes place and force the sex workers they often exploit, to sell drugs to double the income and attract more people). Darwin and his brother refused, and seven days later Marco’s corpse was found.
       
     
 Darwin mourns his brother at his funeral.
       
     
 Family and members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.
       
     
 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     
 Darwin and his bother Marco (left) at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016 in Tegucigalpa, one year before Marco’s murder.
       
     
 Since his brother death, Darwin left his house for a while and moved to a friend's house. e stopped working in the street as prostitute and lives in utter financial uncertainty and started working at a friend's stall in a market in exchange for food and accommodation.
       
     
 Riccardo, whose woman name is Shantal, is undergoing the transition process. Here he is preparing to make up for the beauty event in the evening, in the town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.
       
     
 Lesbian girls are about to go on stage in the central square of Tegucigalpa, to do their show and try to sensibilize the people about a different reality.
       
     
 A couple embracing on the sofa in the premises of the LGBT organization Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     
 In the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     
 Friends of Darwin: Ruby, a transgender from Lima, near San Pedro Sula, and his boyfriend, before a night out.
       
     
 During a beauty contest in a discotheque called Dubai in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
       
     
 Members of the LGTB organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     
 A couple in the permises of Arcoiris, the LGBT organization that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     
 Briana preparing for a night out.
       
     
 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     
 Police patrolling a beauty event for transgenders and transformists, in San Antonio de Cortez, a small village in the north of Honduras.
       
     
 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     
 Darwin put make up onto other guys and friends, before a beauty contest for trans people in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, in the north of Honduras. Darwin was very close to his brother. Marco was his best friend and he represented a guide and the only one he knew he could trust. They were both gay and Darwin followed his brother’s steps taking part into beauty contests or learning from him how to put on make up and organize and keep wigs proper, to then rent them and make some money.
       
     
 Darwin embracing her friend Lulu, to which something he feels confident enough to open up about himself.
       
     
 A guy hides his   face while taking part at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Homosexuality in Honduras is not a crime itself, however, LGBT community members are afraid to be identified and target while out of the crowd.
       
     
 Darwin at his friends house preparing for a night out.
       
     
 Briana (right) with her friend Ruby, a transgender from San Pedro Sula, take a selfie in the backstage of a beauty contest event. Ruby won the competition that night.
       
     
 Sharpey, also transformist, doing her show, during a beauty contest in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
       
     
 Briana watching a beauty contest for Lgbe people in Choloma, Northern Honduras.
       
     
 Briana and other friends, also transgender, head to a party while people of the small town watch them with curiosity.
       
     
 Briana recording a video at a beauty contest.
       
     
 Darwin giving advice on how to make up to others before a night out in a very small town called San Antonio de Cortez. The occasion is a beauty contest for LGBT people, and for some of them is the first time they finally have the chance to dress and do their show in front of an audience.
       
     
 A boy approaches Briana asking questions about her apperance.
       
     
 Two contestants at a beauty contest in San Antonio de Cortes, moments before hearing the final call of the judges on who's going to be the winner.
       
     
 A couple kissing in a gay friendly club in Tegucigalpa.
       
     
 Darwin resting after a night out.
       
     
 Darwin's friends after a night out in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.
       
     
 Darwin overlooking Tegucigalpa, where he lives. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother.
       
     
 People show their support to their companion Diva Zuraika, during a beauty contest in gay club in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras.
       
     
 Darwin putting make up onto friends.
       
     
 The winner at the Miss Dubai discoteque beauty contest for transgenders and transformists.
       
     
 Darwin during a rehearsal for a dance show inside the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris.
       
     
 Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.
       
     
 Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.
       
     
 Briana awarded at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.
       
     
 Darwin does his show at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.
       
     
 Darwin brushing her wig.
       
     
 Darwin at his brother's grave overlooking Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother. In 2017, there have been 34 murders of LGBT community members in Honduras, according to the observatory on violent deaths of the organization Cattrachas.
       
     
 Darwin preparing for a night out.
       
     

Darwin preparing for a night out.

 Members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.
       
     

Members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.

 The body of Marco Tullio Montoya is being transferred into the coffin. Marco was 28, his body had signs of torture when he was found two days later his disappearance. His murder is supposedly still investigated, however his brother Darwin explained how a week before the assassination, the local gang “offered” them to sell drugs for them (this happens very often, as the local gangs, the “mara” control the areas where prostitution takes place and force the sex workers they often exploit, to sell drugs to double the income and attract more people). Darwin and his brother refused, and seven days later Marco’s corpse was found.
       
     

The body of Marco Tullio Montoya is being transferred into the coffin. Marco was 28, his body had signs of torture when he was found two days later his disappearance. His murder is supposedly still investigated, however his brother Darwin explained how a week before the assassination, the local gang “offered” them to sell drugs for them (this happens very often, as the local gangs, the “mara” control the areas where prostitution takes place and force the sex workers they often exploit, to sell drugs to double the income and attract more people). Darwin and his brother refused, and seven days later Marco’s corpse was found.

 Darwin mourns his brother at his funeral.
       
     

Darwin mourns his brother at his funeral.

 Family and members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.
       
     

Family and members of the LGBT community at the funeral of Marco Tullio Montoya. A 28 years old, gay and transvestite , who was kidnapped, tortured and killed on April 2nd, 2017, in Tegucigalpa.

 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     

With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.

 Darwin and his bother Marco (left) at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016 in Tegucigalpa, one year before Marco’s murder.
       
     

Darwin and his bother Marco (left) at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016 in Tegucigalpa, one year before Marco’s murder.

 Since his brother death, Darwin left his house for a while and moved to a friend's house. e stopped working in the street as prostitute and lives in utter financial uncertainty and started working at a friend's stall in a market in exchange for food and accommodation.
       
     

Since his brother death, Darwin left his house for a while and moved to a friend's house. e stopped working in the street as prostitute and lives in utter financial uncertainty and started working at a friend's stall in a market in exchange for food and accommodation.

 Riccardo, whose woman name is Shantal, is undergoing the transition process. Here he is preparing to make up for the beauty event in the evening, in the town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.
       
     

Riccardo, whose woman name is Shantal, is undergoing the transition process. Here he is preparing to make up for the beauty event in the evening, in the town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.

 Lesbian girls are about to go on stage in the central square of Tegucigalpa, to do their show and try to sensibilize the people about a different reality.
       
     

Lesbian girls are about to go on stage in the central square of Tegucigalpa, to do their show and try to sensibilize the people about a different reality.

 A couple embracing on the sofa in the premises of the LGBT organization Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     

A couple embracing on the sofa in the premises of the LGBT organization Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.

 In the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     

In the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.

 Friends of Darwin: Ruby, a transgender from Lima, near San Pedro Sula, and his boyfriend, before a night out.
       
     

Friends of Darwin: Ruby, a transgender from Lima, near San Pedro Sula, and his boyfriend, before a night out.

 During a beauty contest in a discotheque called Dubai in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
       
     

During a beauty contest in a discotheque called Dubai in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.

 Members of the LGTB organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     

Members of the LGTB organisation Arcoiris, that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.

 A couple in the permises of Arcoiris, the LGBT organization that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.
       
     

A couple in the permises of Arcoiris, the LGBT organization that is a space that aims to reunite homosexuals and transgenders in Tegucigalpa in a place where they can spend time feeling relatively safe.

 Briana preparing for a night out.
       
     

Briana preparing for a night out.

 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     

With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.

 Police patrolling a beauty event for transgenders and transformists, in San Antonio de Cortez, a small village in the north of Honduras.
       
     

Police patrolling a beauty event for transgenders and transformists, in San Antonio de Cortez, a small village in the north of Honduras.

 With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.
       
     

With his brother gone, Darwin tries to live on, honoring his memory by being the person he is, but in the meantime he’s suffering from great loneliness, fear of death and acute state of depression.

 Darwin put make up onto other guys and friends, before a beauty contest for trans people in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, in the north of Honduras. Darwin was very close to his brother. Marco was his best friend and he represented a guide and the only one he knew he could trust. They were both gay and Darwin followed his brother’s steps taking part into beauty contests or learning from him how to put on make up and organize and keep wigs proper, to then rent them and make some money.
       
     

Darwin put make up onto other guys and friends, before a beauty contest for trans people in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, in the north of Honduras. Darwin was very close to his brother. Marco was his best friend and he represented a guide and the only one he knew he could trust. They were both gay and Darwin followed his brother’s steps taking part into beauty contests or learning from him how to put on make up and organize and keep wigs proper, to then rent them and make some money.

 Darwin embracing her friend Lulu, to which something he feels confident enough to open up about himself.
       
     

Darwin embracing her friend Lulu, to which something he feels confident enough to open up about himself.

 A guy hides his   face while taking part at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Homosexuality in Honduras is not a crime itself, however, LGBT community members are afraid to be identified and target while out of the crowd.
       
     

A guy hides his face while taking part at the Gay Pride parade in May 2016, Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Homosexuality in Honduras is not a crime itself, however, LGBT community members are afraid to be identified and target while out of the crowd.

 Darwin at his friends house preparing for a night out.
       
     

Darwin at his friends house preparing for a night out.

 Briana (right) with her friend Ruby, a transgender from San Pedro Sula, take a selfie in the backstage of a beauty contest event. Ruby won the competition that night.
       
     

Briana (right) with her friend Ruby, a transgender from San Pedro Sula, take a selfie in the backstage of a beauty contest event. Ruby won the competition that night.

 Sharpey, also transformist, doing her show, during a beauty contest in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.
       
     

Sharpey, also transformist, doing her show, during a beauty contest in the center of Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras.

 Briana watching a beauty contest for Lgbe people in Choloma, Northern Honduras.
       
     

Briana watching a beauty contest for Lgbe people in Choloma, Northern Honduras.

 Briana and other friends, also transgender, head to a party while people of the small town watch them with curiosity.
       
     

Briana and other friends, also transgender, head to a party while people of the small town watch them with curiosity.

 Briana recording a video at a beauty contest.
       
     

Briana recording a video at a beauty contest.

 Darwin giving advice on how to make up to others before a night out in a very small town called San Antonio de Cortez. The occasion is a beauty contest for LGBT people, and for some of them is the first time they finally have the chance to dress and do their show in front of an audience.
       
     

Darwin giving advice on how to make up to others before a night out in a very small town called San Antonio de Cortez. The occasion is a beauty contest for LGBT people, and for some of them is the first time they finally have the chance to dress and do their show in front of an audience.

 A boy approaches Briana asking questions about her apperance.
       
     

A boy approaches Briana asking questions about her apperance.

 Two contestants at a beauty contest in San Antonio de Cortes, moments before hearing the final call of the judges on who's going to be the winner.
       
     

Two contestants at a beauty contest in San Antonio de Cortes, moments before hearing the final call of the judges on who's going to be the winner.

 A couple kissing in a gay friendly club in Tegucigalpa.
       
     

A couple kissing in a gay friendly club in Tegucigalpa.

 Darwin resting after a night out.
       
     

Darwin resting after a night out.

 Darwin's friends after a night out in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.
       
     

Darwin's friends after a night out in the small town of San Antonio de Cortez, Honduras.

 Darwin overlooking Tegucigalpa, where he lives. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother.
       
     

Darwin overlooking Tegucigalpa, where he lives. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother.

 People show their support to their companion Diva Zuraika, during a beauty contest in gay club in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras.
       
     

People show their support to their companion Diva Zuraika, during a beauty contest in gay club in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras.

 Darwin putting make up onto friends.
       
     

Darwin putting make up onto friends.

 The winner at the Miss Dubai discoteque beauty contest for transgenders and transformists.
       
     

The winner at the Miss Dubai discoteque beauty contest for transgenders and transformists.

 Darwin during a rehearsal for a dance show inside the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris.
       
     

Darwin during a rehearsal for a dance show inside the premises of the LGBT organisation Arcoiris.

 Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.
       
     

Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.

 Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.
       
     

Darwin preparing for a show at the Miss Arcoiris contest, to which his brother used to partecipate.

 Briana awarded at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.
       
     

Briana awarded at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.

 Darwin does his show at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.
       
     

Darwin does his show at the beauty contest “Miss Arcoiris”. Arcoiris in spanish means “rainbow” and it is an organization that advocates for LGBT rights in the country. His brother Marco, also known as Shirley, was an activist of the organization as well.

 Darwin brushing her wig.
       
     

Darwin brushing her wig.

 Darwin at his brother's grave overlooking Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother. In 2017, there have been 34 murders of LGBT community members in Honduras, according to the observatory on violent deaths of the organization Cattrachas.
       
     

Darwin at his brother's grave overlooking Tegucigalpa, the capital of Honduras. Darwin is not safe, he has been threaten by the same gang that murdered his brother. In 2017, there have been 34 murders of LGBT community members in Honduras, according to the observatory on violent deaths of the organization Cattrachas.