I've had a busy week here at Uptown Bourgeois covering everything from my disdain for the lack of diversity on Girls to the realization that Drake is our collective drunk uncle. But even with so much happening here to pull you back in, I'm sure there's some posts you may have missed. See below for the stories I feel didn't get a fair shake. Happy Reading!
This winter has been a tricky one for many of us. 10 degrees one day. 60 degrees the next. You still need outerwear, but you need pieces that stand out. You're always safe with a trench. Here's how to pick one: http://bit.ly/1SOmtxi
I'm Black And I'm Not Boycotting The Oscars
#OscarsSoWhite has brought an important discussion to the forefront. But boycotting the ceremony is not the right move. Find out why: http://bit.ly/1QwFzBx
5 Reasons Anwar Hadid's Modeling Contract Signals The Return Of The Male Supermodel
Gigi and Bella's little bro is joining the Hadid fray with a modeling contract at IMG Models. At just 16, his signing could signal an upswing for the male model population: http://bit.ly/1mXythN
I Might Be The Black, Gay Larry David
Larry David may seem like an unlikely millennial hero, but he and I actually have a lot in common: http://bit.ly/1R5iw1a
Troye Sivan's Youth Video Is A Beautiful Symbol of LGBT Progress
Openly gay 20-year-old singer Troye Sivan is a YouTube phenom who's successfully crossed over to pop stardom. And his dreamy new clip for single, "Youth", is a gorgeous tribute to young gay love: http://buff.ly/1LKdW6Q
Once upon a time, I found pride in being called an "influencer". But now, that label is a thorn in my side.
I considered myself pretty healthy...until I fainted due to mild dehydration. Now I'm revisiting the basics of everyday health.
New York is a demanding place-one that most New Yorkers are proud to live in. But maybe I've reached a point where the city has asked for too much.
A year and a half into my freelance journey, I've learned a lot. It'd be selfish of me to keep all this info to myself...
New York City's subway has been in a state of constant decline for the last 10 years. It's time for the MTA to get its shit together.
Most people either struggle with time management or underestimate how tough it is. Don't be either of these people.
Musings on natural hair and identity...
One year into my natural hair journey, I'm further exploring the connection between black hair and identity.
It's impossible to examine my identity without understanding the intersection of homosexuality and blackness.
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