Team Pick: Celebrate Kaylah’s Face, Queer Art

Carmen’s Team Pick:

Hi, do you love Kaylah? Maybe you’ve heard of her. She’s a former Autostraddle mod, current A-Camp Dance Team Coordinator, long-time #SlutShack member, and all-around amazing person. And now she’s a muse! And the best part? The one and only and totally amazing A-Camper Alex Ross made some amazing art utilizing Kaylah’s beautiful face and it was selected to be the actual face of the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art’s fourth annual pride exhibition: Yaass! A Celebration of Pride and Diversity.


That’s right. Kaylah’s face is the official face of a queer art exhibition stacked with badass queer artists including Chelsea Barg, Shannon Lester, and Shelley Penner, among others. And you can admire her own face and other amazing pieces of queer art all month long for FREE! at the gallery and ring in the pride celebration tonight at their launch party.

I honestly don’t know what you’re waiting for. Let’s all fly out to British Columbia immediately and witness this testament to Kaylah’s beauty, yes? Okay, see you there.

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Carmen spent six years at Autostraddle, ultimately serving as Straddleverse Director, Feminism Editor and Social Media Co-Director. She is now the Consulting Digital Editor at Ms. and writes regularly for DAME, the Women’s Media Center, the National Women’s History Museum and other prominent feminist platforms; her work has also been published in print and online by outlets like BuzzFeed, Bitch, Bust, CityLab, ElixHER, Feministing, Feminist Formations, GirlBoss, GrokNation, MEL, Mic and SIGNS, and she is a co-founder of Argot Magazine. You can find Carmen on Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr or in the drive-thru line at the nearest In-N-Out.

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  1. AHEM!!!

    I’d like to thank my mother for blessing me with this cunty mug, Wet n Wild for having incredible eyebrow pencils for 93 cents, Hot Topic for their perfect sunglasses for which I’m constantly looking salty in, and most of all Alex Ross for making my dreams come true!!

    <3 Muse Kaylah

    PS. I now go by Muse Kaylah


  2. Dear Muse Kaylah,

    Please don’t forget little mi now that you’re famous.

    I know you can’t make guarantees.



    P.S. Can someone find a way to turn this into wallpaper?

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