When I try to
Edit, and change the picture of my profile. I get redirected to gravatar.com ! I think there is a problem with AREA51 website.
This might be status-bydesign. Your avatar for the A51 Site Staging zone is determined by the Gravatar attached to the e-mail address in your profile.
However, that is not the case for the A51 Discussion Zone, where the avatar setting mechanism matches the rest of the SE network sites.