Design Guru Chris Hyndman (of Steven & Chris) "The gay community can be pretty cold"
When Steven Sabados' partner Chris Hyndman died last year, Where Joe Pesci saw a connection between Looney Tunes and Home Alone. Steven Sabados, left, and Chris Hyndman on the set of their CBC Television show His saving grace was humour, and a close relationship with his were, so that was never an issue," Mr. Hyndman said in the Xtra interview. In their early days on television, Chris Hyndman says, he was tormented daily by hate mail. “You would take them personally,”Steven Sabados chides. Ignoring the hate . They have an entertaining, pleasant dynamic and they occasionally give some good design advice. . Hard to believe he is the top in that relationship.
Impressed by his engaging personality and knowledge of cosmetics, she invited him to be her personal makeup artist at CityTV. Sabados also made the move to CityTV, appearing on its Cityline show in do-it-yourself segments.
Sabados's workaholic nature, Mr. Hyndman later said he realized early in their relationship that if they were to spend time together, they should work together. Inthey formed their own design firm, Sabados Group Inc. Initially they focused on event planning, product launches and set designs for TV channels and shows such as Much Music and Fashion Television.
As the company expanded into interior decorating, it gained exposure on home-decorating shows and in magazines. Hyndman's responsibilities included decor and space planning, custom furniture design, and project management.
That year, at the Vancouver Home Show, Mr.
Hyndman was overwhelmed to the point of tears when 1, people showed up to hear him and Mr. In some ways, Mr. Hyndman's popularity was a mystery to him. After watching a segment of the show, his reaction was, "Oh my God, I'm so obnoxious. Story continues below advertisement During that time, they had made no public reference to their relationship because there was no personal angle to Designer Guys and the gay community was the smallest part of their fan base.
Hyndman said in the Xtra interview. Again, they kept their relationship private. Because their new show was to have a segment on relationships, Mr. Sabados felt it would be disingenuous if they weren't forthcoming about their own.
Chris Hyndman of CBC-TV design series 'Steven and Chris' has died
They saw their announcement as "coming clean" rather than "coming out," and chose Hello! Canada as the vehicle. Hyndman said in an interview with the magazine.
More Chris meant fashion, makeup, gossip, relationships and his obsession, shoes at one point he confessed to owning 60 pairs.
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Despite his sometimes flippant TV persona, it was Mr. Hyndman who negotiated his and Mr. Sabados's contracts, and handled the couple's finances. He was the one who watched the money," said Alana Hurov, a producer who helped to launch Steven and Chris. Their particular gift, aside from friendly banter, lay in a generosity of spirit that allowed their guests to blossom.
Joy McCarthy, a nutritionist who appeared on the show more than a dozen times, said they always made her feel like she was their favourite guest.
Hyndman invariably greeted her with an effusive, "Hello, gorgeous!
Sabados were the first openly gay real-life couple on Canadian television, helping to put a face to the gay community. But when asked by Mr.
Designer and CBC personality Chris Hyndman succeeded by being himself - The Globe and Mail
Salerno in the Xtra interview whether he saw himself as a role model, Mr. Hyndman laughed and replied, "I wouldn't look up to me. In the early days of Steven and Chris, as their profile grew, Mr. Hyndman began to receive hate mail, much of it from members of the gay community. His obvious, and now open, sexuality had once again made him a target for bullying.
You don't look like me so why are you up there representing me? Salerno noted in an interview. The vitriol tormented Mr. Salerno, "The gay community can be pretty cold and it's pretty hard on you if people you expect to accept you turn on you because you're a screaming queen.
Well, a lot of us are, but when a gay person says you're a screaming queen that's pretty insulting because you're like 'Oh my God, you're a queen to the queens. Salerno recalled that Mr. Hyndman became choked up discussing the subject, while Mr. It's ok I guess because one is gay, but not ok for a heterosexual to bash them.
This world is so messed up and that includes gay men as well. Seems so hypocritical to me. You all should be ashamed of yourselves.
Btw, I am a heterosexual man, and I see I had the wrong impression of most gay men. Always thought they were loving and caring by nature. I learn something new everyday and I'm 48 yrs of age. I don't fit the stereotypes, so I've never had anything but a cold shoulder from "the gay community". If I had a dollar for every time some gay guy sneared at me and demanded I turn in my "gay card" for not knowing some stupid gay pop cultural fact, personality, or whatever I'd be a millionaire.
I've always found much more acceptance from straight friends than gay ones.Christopher Hyndman found dead
R46 Oh, you are not like those gay men. Join the many gay men who tell themselves that. You are nothing special. Gay men are diverse, if you can't find a few to be friends with that is your problem. So basically he is what he hates? God, you're as tedious as the rest, what the fuck is wrong with you? Where did I ever say I didn't accept them exactly as they are??
YOU are part of the problem.