United Methodist pastor Frank Schaefer, right, hugs the Rev. David Wesley Brown after a news conference Tuesday, June 24, 2014, at First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia. Schaefer, who presided over his son’s same-sex wedding ceremony and vowed to perform other gay marriages if asked, can return to the pulpit after a United Methodist Church appeals panel on Tuesday overturned a decision to defrock him. Matt Rourke is an Associated Press Staff Photographer based in Philadelphia. More of his work can be seen here.
New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi (5) trips over goalie Henrik Lundqvist as he reaches to clear the puck from the goal line as Los Angeles Kings right wing Marian Gaborik tries to score in the third period during Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Monday, June 9, 2014, in New York. The Kings won 3-0. Bruce Bennett has been photographing hockey since 1974. More of his work can be seen here.
In this Monday, June 2, 2014 photo, Maimuna Abdullahi, left, writes down information from the blackboard as she and others attend school in Kaduna, Nigeria. Maimuna wore the scars of an abused woman anywhere: A swollen face, a starved body, and, barely a year after her wedding, a divorce. But for Maimuna, it all happened by the time she was 13. Maimuna is one of thousands of divorced girls in Nigeria who were married as children and then got thrown out by their husbands or simply fled. Sunday Alamba is based in Lagos, Nigeria. More of his work can be seen here.
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Jeanette D. Moses is a New York City–based filmmaker and photographer known for her intimate depictions of New York's creative communities. She’s been a contributor to PopPhoto since 2014, specializing in interviews, gear reviews, and all things analog.