Faces in the Crowd: The People & Symbols in Brian Kenny’s Mural

The monumental new work at Open Door Health's South Providence clinic contains some familiar faces and icons. Explore who they are and what they mean.

Love is a Many Gendered Thing,” the new mural by internationally-renowned queer artist Brian Kenny located at Open Door Health‘s clinic in South Providence, is a monumental tribute to the trans and queer communities that ODH serves. Interlaced throughout this complex work, done in Kenny’s signature line drawing style, are the faces of real people, members of the LGTBQ+ community both here in Providence and around the world, as well as symbols representing both broad themes and local flavors. There is so much to explore in this important new work of public art, so we’ve compiled this guide to help you understand who and what are depicted in Kenny’s mural.