Meet Kami Sid, one of Pakistan’s most vocal trans rights activists and the country’s first trans model.

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Karachi-based stylist Waqar J. Khan, photographer Haseeb M. Siddiqi, and makeup artist Nighat Misbah collaborated to do a powerful fashion photoshoot with Kami.

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And it is dedicated to ending transphobia in Pakistan, and breaking tired stereotypes surrounding trans people.

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This year, in particular, there has been a huge number of reported incidents of violence against Pakistan’s trans community.

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And Kami is bent on pushing the limits Pakistani society has set for trans people, one piercing, stunning pose at a time.