How Today's Ballroom Leaders Are Fighting a History of Appropriation

After decades of outsider celebrities treating the lifestyle like a trend, the community is keeping its own members at the forefront.


Nick Cave's Freedom Ball Was a Pride Parade on Acid

The contemporary artist created a safe space for performers, artists, and everyday New Yorkers to let go of everything out on the dance floor.


Don't You Dare Compare 'Kiki' to 'Paris Is Burning'

One big difference between this vogueing documentary and 'Paris Is Burning'? It shows how deeply intersectional activism has penetrated its young subjects' lives.


The Drag Scene That Gives the Young, LGBTQ, and Homeless Hope

We talked to the stars of the new ballroom drag scene documentary 'Kiki.'


Exclusive: Inside Rashaad Newsome’s Miami Art Parade

Consider voguing through the streets as an art installation.


Kia Labeija's Firsthand Account of Growing Up HIV+

The artist shares her essay 'Eleven' titled after the 11th anniversary of her mother's passing.


We Talked to FKA twigs' Voguing Collaborator Derek FKA Jamel Prodigy

Part of twigs' acclaimed Congregata show, Derek's lessons directly inspired "Figure 8," so we caught up with the vogue don to discuss dancing, appropriation and the magic of FKA.


Kia Labeija Tracks the Influence of HIV/AIDS on Contemporary Art

The artist explains how her self-portraits give voice to those living with HIV/AIDS today.