There’s this shitty thing that happens when you learn about the reality of racism, sexism and misogyny. You start to hear it from the mouths of your parents, grandparents, friends and siblings and you can’t ignore it anymore but you’ll see how many of them will ignore you when you speak out about it.
Everywhere that Joan went, I was not far behind with my camera. I took this photo backstage at Blondie’s concert at the Santa Monica Civic in ‘78. Joan and Debbie together was iconic back then and it still is today. I was one lucky teenage boy!