Ruth by the sea I

Ruth by the sea I

Brighton beach


This is a photograph of Ruth posing by the sea in her swimming costume. At 81, she is an all-year sea swimmer and the oldest participant in QueenSpark's Brighton Trans*formed book about the lives of some the city's transgender residents.

For a taste of some of the most intimate, heart-breaking and heart-warming stories you'll ever read, click here.

Brighton Trans*formed was supported by the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund.