Roxanne Dowell

Roxanne Dowell

Roxanne Dowell is a freelance lifestyle editor and writer living in Hong Kong. When she isn’t out trying the latest bar and restaurant openings, you’ll find her hiking the Hong Kong trails with her husband and two strong-willed teenager girls, or hopping on a flight to a country she hasn’t yet explored.

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Anderson Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres, and 3 more LGBT celebrities who only came out later in life

Jodie Foster hinted at being gay during the Golden Globes, Lily Tomlin waited in deference to her mother and Tim Cook helped blaze the way for the young

8 May 2020 - 6:00PM

Jodie Foster hinted at being gay during the Golden Globes, Lily Tomlin waited in deference to her mother and Tim Cook helped blaze the way for the young

Anderson Cooper, Ellen DeGeneres, and 3 more LGBT celebrities who only came out later in life
From Schitt’s Creek and RuPaul’s Drag Race to Sex Education and Itaewon Class – 6 LGBT shows to binge on while self-isolating

The pansexual relationship in Schitt’s Creek, the fierce competition of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Latinx lesbian stories behind Vida, the transgender world in Itaewon Class, and the high school drama of Sex Education should keep you busy

30 Apr 2020 - 11:00AM

The pansexual relationship in Schitt’s Creek, the fierce competition of RuPaul’s Drag Race, the Latinx lesbian stories behind Vida, the transgender world in Itaewon Class, and the high school drama of Sex Education should keep you busy

From Schitt’s Creek and RuPaul’s Drag Race to Sex Education and Itaewon Class – 6 LGBT shows to binge on while self-isolating
Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and all the other celebrities who found love in the time of coronavirus

Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Brie Larson and Ben Affleck are just a few of the famous faces stoking the flames while everyone is hunkering down at home

25 Apr 2020 - 8:00PM

Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato, Brie Larson and Ben Affleck are just a few of the famous faces stoking the flames while everyone is hunkering down at home

Kylie Jenner, Ariana Grande, Demi Lovato and all the other celebrities who found love in the time of coronavirus
Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Prince Harry, Emma Stone: how famous mental health sufferers deal with their issues

Prince Harry set up the Heads Up campaign with Prince William and Kate Middleton; Lady Gaga established Born This Way; and other celebrities speak openly about how they wrestled with mental health issues

18 Apr 2020 - 7:51AM

Prince Harry set up the Heads Up campaign with Prince William and Kate Middleton; Lady Gaga established Born This Way; and other celebrities speak openly about how they wrestled with mental health issues

Billie Eilish, Lady Gaga, Prince Harry, Emma Stone: how famous mental health sufferers deal with their issues
Pink, JK Rowling, Andy Cohen – the latest celebrities and famous people to test positive for coronavirus

Pink and her son both tested positive for Covid-19, Boris Johnson was in critical condition but recovered, singer Sara Bareilles has ‘fully recovered’ and even The Real Housewives’ Andy Cohen was affected

16 Apr 2020 - 10:20AM

Pink and her son both tested positive for Covid-19, Boris Johnson was in critical condition but recovered, singer Sara Bareilles has ‘fully recovered’ and even The Real Housewives’ Andy Cohen was affected

Pink, JK Rowling, Andy Cohen – the latest celebrities and famous people to test positive for coronavirus
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle move to LA – with Hollywood royalty for neighbours

The coronavirus has kept them out of the public eye for now, but where will Archie go to school and what did US President Donald Trump recently tweet about them

15 Apr 2020 - 10:12AM

The coronavirus has kept them out of the public eye for now, but where will Archie go to school and what did US President Donald Trump recently tweet about them

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle move to LA – with Hollywood royalty for neighbours
Kylie Jenner, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga ... which celebrity shared the weirdest coronavirus lockdown social media posts?

From TikTok and YouTube videos to Instagram posts, celebrities are showing what a few weeks alone can do to even the most famous people

14 Apr 2020 - 8:00PM

From TikTok and YouTube videos to Instagram posts, celebrities are showing what a few weeks alone can do to even the most famous people

Kylie Jenner, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Lady Gaga ... which celebrity shared the weirdest coronavirus lockdown social media posts?
Rosario Dawson, Jameela Jamil, Phillip Schofield and 4 more celebrities who came out as LGBT in 2020 so far

It’s only April, but all these celebrities have already broken their silence to share their true rainbow colours with the world

9 Apr 2020 - 10:23AM

It’s only April, but all these celebrities have already broken their silence to share their true rainbow colours with the world

Rosario Dawson, Jameela Jamil, Phillip Schofield and 4 more celebrities who came out as LGBT in 2020 so far
Rihanna and Hassan Jameel, Jeffree Star and Nathan Schwandt, Kaia Gerber and Pete Davidson, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler – why did these celebrity couples break up?

Fans are wondering why Rihanna and Hassan Jameel, Jeffree Star and Nathan Schwandt, Kaia Gerber and Pete Davidson, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler decided to call it quits

7 Apr 2020 - 5:38PM

Fans are wondering why Rihanna and Hassan Jameel, Jeffree Star and Nathan Schwandt, Kaia Gerber and Pete Davidson, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler decided to call it quits

Rihanna and Hassan Jameel, Jeffree Star and Nathan Schwandt, Kaia Gerber and Pete Davidson, Vanessa Hudgens and Austin Butler – why did these celebrity couples break up?
SNL’s Kate McKinnon: 5 facts about the beloved sketch show’s first openly gay female star

She portrays Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren bitingly on Saturday Night Live and is in the Oscar-winning film Bombshell, but what else is there to know about the beloved LGBTQ+ favourite?

2 Apr 2020 - 7:00AM

She portrays Hillary Clinton and Elizabeth Warren bitingly on Saturday Night Live and is in the Oscar-winning film Bombshell, but what else is there to know about the beloved LGBTQ+ favourite?

SNL’s Kate McKinnon: 5 facts about the beloved sketch show’s first openly gay female star
5 things to know about Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris – an LGBT advocate with US$100 million to her name

She’s sexually fluid, a multimillionaire and the eldest daughter of the King of Pop, but what else is there to know about her?

20 Apr 2020 - 4:28PM

She’s sexually fluid, a multimillionaire and the eldest daughter of the King of Pop, but what else is there to know about her?

5 things to know about Michael Jackson’s daughter, Paris – an LGBT advocate with US$100 million to her name
Forget the Song-Song divorce – 5 Korean celebrity couples who are still in love and going strong

These loved-up power couples from the worlds of K-drama and K-pop will make you believe in love again

27 Mar 2020 - 1:05PM

These loved-up power couples from the worlds of K-drama and K-pop will make you believe in love again

Forget the Song-Song divorce – 5 Korean celebrity couples who are still in love and going strong
LGBT celebrities: Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Tim Cook and many more famous faces who are LGBT and proud

Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Tim Cook and many more famous faces have come out as gay and proud

7 Apr 2020 - 9:07PM

Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Tim Cook and many more famous faces have come out as gay and proud

LGBT celebrities: Miley Cyrus, Fergie, Tim Cook and many more famous faces who are LGBT and proud
George Clooney, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron and 2 other Hollywood stars whose weight loss or gain affected their mental health

Joaquin Phoenix became excruciatingly thin for Joker, Charlize Theron gained 50 pounds to play postpartum mother, but how did such drastic body changes affect their mental health?

25 Mar 2020 - 1:16PM

Joaquin Phoenix became excruciatingly thin for Joker, Charlize Theron gained 50 pounds to play postpartum mother, but how did such drastic body changes affect their mental health?

George Clooney, Joaquin Phoenix, Charlize Theron and 2 other Hollywood stars whose weight loss or gain affected their mental health
Flying with a pet? The best airport lounges for animals – offering luxury pooch pampering and anxiety free travel

Flying with a pet? From bathroom breaks to animal spa treatments, these complete care services offer your pooch pampering and your family anxiety-free travel

10 Mar 2020 - 6:00PM

Flying with a pet? From bathroom breaks to animal spa treatments, these complete care services offer your pooch pampering and your family anxiety-free travel

Flying with a pet? The best airport lounges for animals – offering luxury pooch pampering and anxiety free travel
Who is Joe Alwyn, Taylor Swift’s British lover, star of Oscar-nominated film The Favourite and who appears in her Netflix film Miss Americana?

Swift has been dating Joe Alwyn for three whole years but kept the romance under wraps – until the Netflix documentary Miss Americana gave us a peek into their relationship

24 Feb 2020 - 8:00PM

Swift has been dating Joe Alwyn for three whole years but kept the romance under wraps – until the Netflix documentary Miss Americana gave us a peek into their relationship

Who is Joe Alwyn, Taylor Swift’s British lover, star of Oscar-nominated film The Favourite and who appears in her Netflix film Miss Americana?
How Netflix’s Cheer made Jerry Harris and LaDarius Marshall into LGBTQ+ icons

The two openly gay cheerleaders on Netflix’s popular series are opening up the dialogue about being black LGBTQ+ champions in a traditionally all-American, white, straight sport

19 Feb 2020 - 3:21PM

The two openly gay cheerleaders on Netflix’s popular series are opening up the dialogue about being black LGBTQ+ champions in a traditionally all-American, white, straight sport

How Netflix’s Cheer made Jerry Harris and LaDarius Marshall into LGBTQ+ icons
Valentine’s Day explainer: how did the holiday of love start, and why do men give women flowers and chocolates on February 14, anyway?

What do heart-shaped chocolates, red roses and a winged infant have to do with Valentine’s Day?

10 Feb 2020 - 6:00PM

What do heart-shaped chocolates, red roses and a winged infant have to do with Valentine’s Day?

Valentine’s Day explainer: how did the holiday of love start, and why do men give women flowers and chocolates on February 14, anyway?
Coronavirus celebrity donations: Fan Bingbing, Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Angelababy and others who are digging deep to help the victims of Wuhan virus

Fans of K-pop group BTS, luxury brand conglomerates LVMH and Kering, and organisations such as Bill & Melinda Gates have given millions so far

4 Feb 2020 - 12:17PM

Fans of K-pop group BTS, luxury brand conglomerates LVMH and Kering, and organisations such as Bill & Melinda Gates have given millions so far

Coronavirus celebrity donations: Fan Bingbing, Louis Koo, Barbie Hsu, Angelababy and others who are digging deep to help the victims of Wuhan virus
Kylie Jenner, Jeff Bezos, Pink – how celebrities are helping in the fight against Australia’s wildfires

Celebrities are speaking up on social media and asking for support – and have put their own money where their mouths are

17 Jan 2020 - 12:00PM

Celebrities are speaking up on social media and asking for support – and have put their own money where their mouths are

Kylie Jenner, Jeff Bezos, Pink – how celebrities are helping in the fight against Australia’s wildfires
10 of LGBTQ+ idol Kristen Stewart’s love interests: before Dylan Meyer, who did the Underwater star date?

Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson and Victoria’s Secret model Stella Maxwell are among the men and women to have been linked to the 29-year-old American actress

14 Jan 2020 - 6:04PM

Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson and Victoria’s Secret model Stella Maxwell are among the men and women to have been linked to the 29-year-old American actress

10 of LGBTQ+ idol Kristen Stewart’s love interests: before Dylan Meyer, who did the Underwater star date?
From blasting Donald Trump on SNL to dating Dylan Meyer, why Underwater star Kristen Stewart is an LGBTQ+ icon

The Twilight actress was scorned by Trump for cheating on co-star Robert Pattinson – and recently announced plans to marry the writer Dylan Meyer

10 Jan 2020 - 1:34PM

The Twilight actress was scorned by Trump for cheating on co-star Robert Pattinson – and recently announced plans to marry the writer Dylan Meyer

From blasting Donald Trump on SNL to dating Dylan Meyer, why Underwater star Kristen Stewart is an LGBTQ+ icon
4 volcano tourism activities to try – if you’re brave enough

4 active volcano activities for the adventure-seeking traveller: hike, bike, abseil or board across a majestic beauty

29 Nov 2019 - 12:31PM

4 active volcano activities for the adventure-seeking traveller: hike, bike, abseil or board across a majestic beauty

4 volcano tourism activities to try – if you’re brave enough
5 bike treks – in Bali, Sydney, Siem Reap, Barcelona and Hanoi – for travellers who don’t often cycle

All you need are two wheels and a desire to visit spots that are off the beaten path

19 Aug 2019 - 3:16PM

All you need are two wheels and a desire to visit spots that are off the beaten path

5 bike treks – in Bali, Sydney, Siem Reap, Barcelona and Hanoi – for travellers who don’t often cycle