“Gender Reveal” Party Originator Speaks Out

Jenna Karvunidis, a blogger credited with popularizing (and even inventing) the “gender reveal” party 11 years ago, is rethinking the trend—thanks to the child for whom her party was thrown. “PLOT TWIST!” she wrote in a Facebook post, before explaining that her child is “telling me ‘Mom, there are many genders. Mom, there’s many different sexualities and all different types,’ and I take her lead …

Miami Art Week 2017: Women Artists Address The Female Body

Eight statement-making works about empowerment and reclamation

As the Guerrilla Girls made clear through their large-scale, statistics-driven mural at FAIR., women artists are still wildly underrepresented in the art world’s institutions. And while the aforementioned fair (and others in Miami and around the globe) have begun to champion women painters, sculptors, filmmakers and more, there’s still substantial progress required for equality. Through all the art events, festivals, fairs and pop-ups we trekked …

Sam Bayliss Ibram’s Portraits of Underground Club Kids

London-based photographer Sam Bayliss Ibram’s portraits of the characters from underground club culture are more than snapshots of his “close friends, freaks [he] meets at the club.” They images explore style, individuality, identity, sexuality, gender and more. His portraits capture fascinating humans—including musicians and artists like Kelela and Princess Nokia—and are shot with a tenderness that reflects Ibram’s obvious respect. He says his work is …