Sebastien Lifshitz, a photographer from Paris, has spent the past 30 years obsessing over vintage photographs and collecting endless amounts of photo albums from flea markets and thrift stores around the world.
Many decades ago, same-sex partnerships were viewed as taboo and oftentimes morally wrong. Yet, these couples risked so much by having their memories captured on film and developed.
These photos show the bravery and courage each individual had.
They show the fearless life they lived.
One without conforming to gender norms...
And more importantly, one where the only thing that mattered was that they lived a life of love, happiness and acceptance day in and day out.