The 21-year-old 'RuPaul's Drag Race' star opens up to The Hollywood Reporter about her unconventional path to perfecting the art of drag, while commenting on today's most popular beauty trends: "Everything is stolen from drag queens!" Raised in Vietnam in a relatively conservative household, Duc Tran never anticipated that he would grow up to be one of today's most buzzed-about drag entertainers and a contestant on the latest season of VH1's RuPaul's Drag Race, the pinnacle of success for any queen. "I didn't even know what being gay was until I moved to America," the newly minted reality star tells The Hollywood Reporter. "But here I am today — living my full fantasy." Tran's "full fantasy" is a woman named Plastique Tiara — his beloved drag persona whose highlight, contour and impeccable wig game could put any Kardashian-Jenner or beauty influencer to shame. Unlike many of the queens who have come before her, though, Plastique's refined aesthetic wasn't developed during … [Read more...] about Plastique Tiara on How Social Media Has Shaped a “New Generation” of Drag Queens
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By Samantha Masunaga Published 2:20 pm PST, Tuesday, February 26, 2019 The Transition personal craft made by Terrafugia will initially have human pilots at the helm before it eventually will be a fully autonomous flying vehicle. It has a parachute system for added safety. The Transition personal craft made by Terrafugia will initially have human pilots at the helm before it eventually will be a fully autonomous flying vehicle. It has a parachute system for added safety. Photo: Terrafugia Photo: Terrafugia Image 1 of / 3 Caption Close Image 1 of 3 The Transition personal craft made by Terrafugia will initially have human pilots at the helm before it eventually will be a fully autonomous flying vehicle. It has a parachute system for added safety. The Transition personal craft … [Read more...] about New generation of flying cars taking to the air
Matthew Shepard would’ve fit in with the millennials.At least that’s what Jason Marsden believes. He would know — he was friends with Shepard and is the longtime director of the Denver-based foundation named after him. Marsden means it in a positive way.Shepard was political and opinionated. He loved to debate and was impatient for progress, said Marsden, executive director of the Matthew Shepard Foundation. He was pushy.Matthew Shepard, in fact, was much like many of the members of a new generation of activists who are working for LGBTQ equality and rights in his name, Marsden said.Some were just coming to terms with their own sexuality when Shepard’s murder focused the world’s attention on the oppression, violence and inequality the gay community faced. Others weren’t even old enough at the time to read a newspaper.Shepard, 21, died Oct. 12, 1998, in a Fort Collins hospital. Six days earlier, two men had beaten him unconscious and left him tied to … [Read more...] about The death of Matthew Shepard, 20 years later: Meet the new generation of activists working for LGBTQ equality
Updated 3:00 am, Friday, May 25, 2018 Photo: Matt Dunham, AP Image 1of/1 CaptionClose Image 1 of 1 The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, May 25, 2018, My Nametags and most other companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must comply with the new General Data Protection Regulation, which the EU calls the most sweeping change in data protection rules in a generation. less The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, ... more Photo: Matt Dunham, AP The Latest: LA Times site … [Read more...] about The Latest: LA Times site offline in EU amid new data rules
HUMANS Season Two finale showed the bleak consequences of the synth awakening as every synth on the planet was activated in what was referred to as Day Zero. The new world order has caused a division among the synths between those with orange eyes and those with green! If you're confused, here's all you need to know... Who are the new orange-eye Synths in Humans? After the havoc and destruction that is left by the synth awakening, series three reveals a new generation of synthetics have been developed. The new breed of synths are still-obedient and are noticeable by their distinctive 'orange-eyes'. In an interview with Den of Greek, the writers explained that the show “needed to show a range of different Synthetic characters.” What do green eyes mean and can they change eye colour? The orange-eyed synths are separate from the self-aware green-eyed model that the series has introduced in series one and two. Green-eyed synths Mia, Niska and Max are all attempting to … [Read more...] about Who are the new orange-eye Synths in Humans, what do green eyes mean and can they change eye colour?