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7 Hilarious Gay Movies to Add to Your Watch List

Posted by on Aug 21, 2015 in Style | 0 comments

7 Hilarious Gay Movies to Add to Your Watch List

There is certainly something to be said for dramatic movies that depict gay characters dealing with serious issues that impact their lives and society at large.  Films like Philadelphia and Milk, for example, are cinematic masterpieces that hit you right in the feels while also telling compelling stories that need to be told. But sometimes you just want to laugh, and things like dating, coming out and navigating friendships and relationships in the LGBT world can be downright hilarious. So, next time you’re in the mood for a chuckle, consult...

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Love Wins! 11 Songs for Your Same-Sex Wedding by LGBT Musicians

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Style | 1 comment

Love Wins! 11 Songs for Your Same-Sex Wedding by LGBT Musicians

They will be writing about this in the history books: As of 2015, you can now marry someone of your own gender anywhere in America. Marriage equality has come to pass, love has won—bigots and homophobes be damned. That could only mean field days on end for wedding planners and organizers. Fortunately, the music side of LGBT weddings is well taken care of, as there are plenty of songs about love that transcends gender. For a more authentic, with-the-times wedding, we have concocted a playlist of songs made by LGBT recording artists in the new...

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Host a Family-Friendly Holiday Party

Posted by on Nov 25, 2013 in CULTURE SAVVY, Style | 0 comments

Host a Family-Friendly Holiday Party

Hosting a holiday party can be a family tradition with the proper preparations. According to Steve Poses, professional caterer and author of At Home by Steve Poses: A Caterer’s Guide to Cooking & Entertaining, organization is the most important aspect of party planning and can reap the most rewards. While you may need to serve kid-friendly chicken strips instead of delicate prosciutto-wrapped scallops, the sacrifice will be worth the joyous memories. Create a Space for Everyone It can become chaotic quickly if there isn’t sufficient...

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5 Easy DIY Steps to Better Skin

Posted by on Aug 28, 2013 in CULTURE SAVVY, Style | 1 comment

5 Easy DIY Steps to Better Skin

Dry, tight and itchy skin isn’t just a cosmetic issue; it can be downright painful! We’ve all been susceptible to dry skin at some point in our lives but if you’re prone to chronic skin problems, here are five ways to keep your skin properly moisturized all year round. Wash less – It may seem counterintuitive, but washing your skin less can actually give it a better condition. Washing your face too much can strip your skin of essential natural moisture that keeps it balanced and clear. This is especially important for people with very dry...

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Emotion, Flare & Change

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in CULTURE SAVVY, Style | 0 comments

Emotion, Flare & Change

Bonjour beauty junkies! The Holiday Season has arrived! For most, this is the season to get together with friends, family or the family you have formed. With Thanksgiving dinner passing and the upcoming Christmas parties, like the infamous Ugly Sweater Party, it gives you the perfect opportunity to add a little flare to your grooming or beauty style. It’s an impeccable time for a renovation of your original look! I think it’s always good to change or spice things up a bit from time to time. Sometimes it’s one small thing that can give you the...

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Growth, Health, Good Condition – Not Just for Your Soul

Posted by on Nov 5, 2012 in CULTURE SAVVY, Style | 1 comment

Growth, Health, Good Condition – Not Just for Your Soul

Bonjour, beauty junkies! After spending the week with my grandparents I started to reflect on how important it is to eat good healthy foods. Both of my grandparents suffer from diabetes, a disease I have grown to dislike. If you don’t suffer from diabetes it is all too easy to overlook the importance of a balanced healthy meal. I check my grandparents’ sugar levels 4 times a day to insure that their sugar levels aren’t too high or too low. There are various reasons why their sugar levels can “spike” or “drop” but the main reasons are caused...

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It’s not Vanity. It’s Self-Preservation.

Posted by on Oct 16, 2012 in CULTURE SAVVY, Style | 12 comments

It’s not Vanity. It’s Self-Preservation.

“When looking in the mirror, what do you see?”   Iwas reminiscing last night while looking through old year books and photo albums, and I have come to the conclusion that between the ages of 12-15 I desperately needed a gintervention. Gintervention  [gin-ter-ven-shuhn].  Noun. 1. The act or the fact of a gay person intervening. Looking at photo after photo I noticed that I was in desperate need of a clay mask, exfoliators and hair products – but what did I know back then?  I always laugh when I look at these pictures now. They bring me...

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