PHOTOS BY CONOR DOHERTY :: SHOT AT JM CURLEY
Karen Akunowicz, Executive chef at Myers+Chang
"I have two on my back, but this one says 'femme,' and I got it in P-town. It's a statement about femme visibility in the queer community. People always think it's like, 'Ooh, woman in French!' [Laughs] Nope. It's for people of all genders and shapes and sizes who identify as femme. All my friends are always like, 'We all fuckin' know you're a femme,' but it's not really about me. It's about saying we're often seen as invisible, so for me it's a signifier, kind of like the old five-point stars that gays used to get and hide under their watches."