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Four tired old “gaysian” stereotypes that need to die in 2020

Living as a gay Asian (a.k.a. gaysian) man in America has had its challenges. Growing up, I never saw any Asians on television or in advertisements, let alone LGBTQ Asians. Over the years, Asians that entered mainstream media were represented as supporting roles, typically the exotic and mysterious love interest or the awkward computer geek. On the rare occasion that a gaysian did break through, they always fell into the stereotypes of hyper-feminine, passive roles. But a new year (and decade!...
Tags: Facebook, Hong Kong, Hollywood, Life, New York City, Race, Lifestyle, America, Taiwan, Asian, Ucla, Grey, Saigon, Ad Friendly, Queerty, MacArthur


Revlon Champagne on Ice, Smoky Rose, Bare Affair Super Lustrous Lipsticks Reviews & Swatches

Champagne on Ice Revlon Champagne on Ice Super Lustrous Lipstick ($8.49 for 0.15 oz.) is a light, rosy copper with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had buildable pigmentation from medium to mostly opaque that adhered evenly to my lips. The texture was lightly emollient without being too slippery, lightweight, and smooth, which helped it glide across my lips without tugging. There was a touch of product that sank into my de...
Tags: Beauty, Lipstick, Christine, Jen, Revlon, Lip Products, Pigmentation, Lake CI, Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick, Lake CI 15985 Blue, All Dupes Smashbox Cognac P, Smoky Rose Smoky Rose, Natasha Denona Susanna


Dior Glow Vibes Makeup Collection for Spring 2020

Release Date + About the Launch Release energy, feel the spirit of the times, live the 2020 springtime… Peter Philips, the Creative and Image Director for Dior Makeup, takes inspiration from music vibes, pop culture and his colour palette to express this era. Now online Dior ...
Tags: Beauty, Dior, Christine, Berry, Peter Philips, Dior Makeup, Rouge Dior, Spring 2020, Year: 2020 Launches, Diorskin Nude Luminizer, Ultra Coral


Sunday Firesides: The Last Great Adventure

Just thirty years ago, the only photos you’d have seen of travel destinations were in pamphlets or books checked out from the library. Without the aid of review sites, you were never entirely sure what kind of hotel you’d booked or what kind of experience you’d have at a restaurant. Just a hundred years ago, there still remained a few “firsts” for the most daring of explorers to discover. First time charting an Amazonian river. First time reaching the South Pole. Today, you can use Google Maps...
Tags: Google, Life, Tripadvisor, Jack London, A Man's Life, Sunday Firesides


Sydney Grace Enduring Love (Light) Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

Here are swatches of the Sydney Grace Enduring Love (Light) Eyeshadow Palette ($52.00), which launches on January 13th. If you click on any shade that’s marked as ShadeName (Light), you’ll see a side-by-side comparison against its counterpart in the Deep version of the palette. I personally found some additional differences between the two palettes than the mattes and Romeo. Brief notes: Romeo (Light) is the shade that differs the most; it is a very pale, warmer pink...
Tags: Beauty, Sydney, Christine, Deanna, Sneak Peeks, Sydney Grace, Romeo Light, Juliet Light, Darcy Light, Elizabeth Light, Victoria Light, Boaz Light, Abigail Light, Robert Light, Albert Ruth John, Darcy Light Elizabeth Light Albert Victoria


She’s a Style Icon, Alright! Tracee Ellis Ross Shows Us 5 Ways to Turn Heads

She’s a Style Icon, Alright! Tracee Ellis Ross Shows Us 5 Ways to Turn Heads Yes, Tracee Ellis Ross is entertainment industry royalty, but she simply glows in her own right. Here, she shows us five ways to be a style icon. ...read more at She’s a Style Icon, Alright! Tracee Ellis Ross Shows Us 5 Ways to Turn Heads. This is an original post from The Budget Fashionista.
Tags: Fashion, Tracee Ellis Ross, Celebrity Style & Fashion, Tracee Ellis Ross Style


CrossFit For Women Can Provide Some Fascinating Results

There are a few specific CrossFit programs that can provide exceptional results for women. In spite of its so-called ‘militaristic’ approach and the common exercise routine called ‘Death by burpees’, CrossFit for women can be extremely beneficial and give great results in a short amount of time.  Yes, CrossFit is highly intensive training programs, but that has not kept its popularity from growing among its followers, including women.  According to the American Council on Exercise or...
Tags: Health, Fashion, Afghanistan, New York Times, Exercise, Exercises, Crossfit, Exercise Routine, US Air Force, Health & Fitness, University of Wisconsin La Crosse, American Council, Sargent Timothy P Davis


Chris Collins Oud Galoré: A Westernized One

Former ambassador of the fashion house Ralph Lauren, and now the owner of his own perfume brand Chris Collins, presented at the end of 2019 the fourth fragrance in the collection of extracts Dark Romance, dedicated to the precious wood of oud. Oud Galoré is an exquisite woody-floral composition developed by an independent master perfumer Nathalie Feisthauer. Just like the three previous frag... Read full article: Chris Collins Oud Galoré: A Westernized One from Fragrantica Perfumes and Cologne...
Tags: Fashion, Ralph Lauren, Chris Collins, Nathalie Feisthauer, Chris Collins Oud Galoré


4 Best Ways to Protect Your Home From Excessive Sunlight

A home is probably the most precious item we can all own. It’s the best place in the world and our primary safe haven. Therefore we need to look after it like we would for a loved one. A constant menace we need to protect our home from is the presence of excessive sunlight. Let’s take a look at 4 great ways by which you can protect your home from excessive sunlight.  Bamboo Blinds Bamboo blinds are perfect for giving any room an elegant and exotic touch. Such blinds are ideal for p...
Tags: Fashion, Home Decor, Windows, Sunlight, Window Treatments, Home Life, Shades, Window Coverings, Window Shades, Bamboo Blinds


Top 5 Things to Keep in Mind When Moving to A New City

If there is one thing that is constant when it comes to humans it is their inability to stay in the same place throughout their whole life. They are always on the move whether it is work-related or they are completely starting their life afresh in another location. Moving to a new city can prove to be an exhilarating yet complex phenomenon. It has, in fact, become a fairly common practice among people living in the modern world. If we look at the United States of America, research shows...
Tags: Fashion, City, House, Moving, United States of America, New City, Home Life, Condo, Moving Company, Moving Guide


HBC Les Essentials Mascara

Another mascara review for you guys… and what I do when I get a mascara that I don’t love. Visit CanadianBeauty.com to read the rest of this article.
Tags: Instagram, Review, Beauty, Hbc, Hudson's Bay, Mascara, Search for the Perfect Mascara, IGTV, HBC Les Essentials Mascara


Elie Saab Le Parfum Essentiel

For the first fragrance -  Elie Saab Le Parfum - fashion designer Elie Saab collaborated with perfumer Francis Kurkdjian to evoke a world of timeless femininity and bring elegance and a bit of glamour to everyday life. In February 2020, the designer offers a new interpretation of his Signature perfume: ELIE SAAB Le Parfum Essentiel. With this new release, perfumer Maïa Lernout re-interprets ... Read full article: Elie Saab Le Parfum Essentiel from Fragrantica Perfumes and Colognes Magazine. ...
Tags: Fashion, Elie Saab, Fragrantica Perfumes, Francis Kurkdjian, Elie Saab Le Parfum Essentiel, Elie Saab Le Parfum fashion, Maïa Lernout


Popes vs. hitmen, singers vs. bombshells: If Queerty picked the Oscar nominations

[caption id="attachment_547021" align="alignnone" width="670"] L to R: ‘Booksmart,’ ‘Pain & Glory,’ ‘US’[/caption] Hollywood wakes up early this Monday, January 13 in anticipation of Academy Award nominations, as the final stretch run of trophy season arrives at last. This year has seen a decided decrease in the number of LGBTQ-themed films, which frustrates us to no end. That said, we did enjoy some great times at the cinema, and hope to see our favorite movies get a little love. AdBridg.cmd.p...
Tags: Feature, Hollywood, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Tom Hanks, Oscars, Hopkins, Ad Friendly, Queerty, Jamie, Joe Pesci, Chris Cooper, Waititi, Booksmart, Oscars 2020, Taika Waititi Jojo Rabbit Anthony Hopkins


Have you ever gotten rid of a product and regretted it?

I don’t think so; I think at most I might have ended up purchasing it again later on but it was less of a regret feeling – more like “Hm, I want to try this again” but I didn’t get upset about the fact that I got rid of it. I was happy to have it gone for that period of time, really, since... — Christine Join Discussion [Author: Christine]
Tags: Beauty, Christine, Weekly Features, Temptalia Asks You


PICS: Get up close & personal with the sexy men of Berlin

The exclusive photos for this article were shot in Berlin, Germany
Tags: Berlin, Lifestyle, Gaycities Link


Saturday Links

Curated links for your weekend reading: How Sex Became King Sex outside of marriage isn’t new (Abraham), but due to certain technological advances—birth control, condoms, legal and “safe” and cheap abortions—consequence-free sex basically is. Why You Need Sermons That Don’t Directly Apply to You How do you listen to a sermon that’s not about you? How can you benefit from a talk on anxiety if you’re not worried, marriage if you’re not married, or depression if you’re not down? She ...
Tags: Featured, Life, Toronto, Links, Canada, Jesus, Abraham, Martyn Lloyd Jones, Francis Chan, Lloyd Jones, Francis Chan Right, Saint Luke 's United Church and Knox College


My grandfather's whole family were murdered – but he found a way to forgive the killers

After 12 of his relatives were killed in a single night, where was his anger and pain? And what does his refusal to permit himself these feelings mean for me?I don’t know when I first heard my grandfather’s story. But I do remember the little green book with the white cross on it. The book was kept in a black steel cabinet in our living room, one that was usually locked, its contents mysterious. There must be important things in there, I thought, that were not for me to see.My paternal grandpare...
Tags: Europe, Family, Germany, Life and style, World news, Bremen


‘The Daily Mail mistook me for Charles II': five celebrities on their famous lookalikes

Bridget Christie, Frank Skinner, Ben Miller, Rylan Clark-Neal and Jade Thirlwall channel the famous people they get mistaken forAs a child I was really into old things: vintage clothing, antique furniture, ruins, listed buildings. At weekends, mum and dad would take us kids out in our Bedford van (there were nine of us) to visit stately homes and castles. I can’t recall where it was exactly, but on one of these trips I saw a portrait of Charles II and I remember thinking: that bloke looks like m...
Tags: Music, Celebrity, Life and style, Culture, Stage, Olivier Giroud, Bridget Christie, Bedford, Charles II, Frank Skinner, Little Mix


Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing Balm is $15 Today Only

Stock up Clinique’s awesome Take the Take Off Cleansing Balm at ulta.com today as it is $15, 50% Off the original price today only! Other items on sale today only: Murad Hydro-Dynamic Ultimate Moisture $37 Perricone Vitamin C Ester Brightening Serum $34 Enjoy! Where to buy Ulta You may also enjoy... Clinique Take The Day Off Cleansing Balm 50% Today OnlyJuice Beauty Friends and Family SaleCoffret D’Or On Sale!Up to 50% Off Becca Cosmetics The post Clinique Take the Day Off Cleansing...
Tags: Beauty, Clinique, Ulta, Steals and Deals, Murad Hydro, Perricone Vitamin C Ester Brightening Serum


Ohio Teen Contracts Mysterious Illness the Day After Christmas Leaving Her Paralyzed

Ohio Teen Woke up Paralyzed the Day After Christmas
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