Portland, OR-based photographer Sol Neelman shot the 3rd annual Prom Dress Rugby exhibition in Seattle.
A couple weeks ago marked the 3rd annual Prom Dress Rugby exhibition, which coincided with Pride Weekend in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood, a perfect opportunity for some fun cross dressing.
The gents wore dresses. The ladies sported tuxes. Naturally.
The event is not just fun. It’s also a fundraiser. Spectators could affect the game by paying for penalties or change of possession during the game. Fifty bucks would give a team “a try” (think touchdown). But the most popular – by far – cost just $25: a change of costume with an opposing player.
Proceeds from the match went towards supporting Seattle’s Pride Foundation. This year, they raised $500, which isn’t a surprise after witnessing – and photographing – so many costume changes.
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