Photos Capture a Community of Transgender Women Living in Paris in the 1960’s

Stockholm-born Strömholm, who died in 2002, arrived in Paris in the late 1950s and settled in Place Blanche, home of the famous Moulin Rouge.There, he befriended and photographed young transsexuals – ‘ladies of the night’ – struggling to live as women and to raise money for sex-change operations.