Justified Hype is a modern creative, social and cultural endeavor that allows creators in our community to come together, realize visionary work and share their inspiration with the world.

Arts

My Body

Ada Powers welcomes the process of transitioning from Adam to her new self in My Body. In her exploration she discovers a new love of her body, now growing rounded, soft and feminine. A vulnerable and powerful addition to our Poetry & Photo Series. Accompanying photograph, Arash Afshar.

Stories

Moonshine Cover Shoot: Jon Medel’s Creative Process

JH Creator and photographer Jon Medel was tapped by Editor-in-Chief Arash Afshar to manifest an inspired image for our “Moonshine” cover of the JH digital magazine.

Gay Rights Movement: Stonewall – Now | Justified Hype

From the Stonewall Inn riots of ’69 to the current termination of a catholic school teacher due to his sexuality, Jeffery Hoyle, gay rights activist, calls upon us to remember the past, celebrate today, and hope for tomorrow.

Lifestyle

About the Cover: Nick Isabella captures a special kind of respite

Revekka Balancier interviews fitness photographer Nick Isabella regarding “Respite.” Discover his creative process in shooting this collection’s cover of Miki Vale.

Right Now

A Toast to Possibilities

It’s a Friday night in the Arrow Lounge at Uptown Tavern, and Arash alternates between shots of Maker’s Mark and sips of Yerba Mate. This is the launch party for Justified Hype, a project three years in the making.

Photo Essays

Ballerina looking at the camera with her left hand close to her neck; wearing a black long sleeve outfit and with her chest partially uncovered

DANCERGRAM

Photo Essay: July 2019

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LUNAR
CYCLE

Photo Essay: May 2019

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On the Subject
of Renewal

Photo Essay

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