PHOTOS: Devon Monroe and Jake Atlas at Wrestlepalooza XVII at First Avenue

Wrestlers Jake Atlas and Devon Monroe are just two of the many up-and-coming performers blazing a trail and changing the stigma of LGBTQ wrestlers in the evolving landscape of professional wrestling. You can read their inspiring stories in Patrick Strait’s feature, “Face Time.” 

Monroe and Atlas took to the ring on Saturday, January 4 at WRESTLEPALOOZA XVII presented by F1RST Wrestling. Photographer Harrison Barden was in the audience to capture their high-flying, hard-hitting matches.