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 Seattleâ€™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. Itâ€™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 â€śa tryâ€ť (think touchdown). But the most popular â€“ by far â€“ cost just $25: a change of costume with an opposing player.
Proceeds from the match went towards supporting Seattleâ€™s Pride Foundation. This year, they raised $500, which isnâ€™t a surprise after witnessing â€“ and photographing â€“ so many costume changes.
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