Gay Portland: The Latest

Anti-Gay Hungarian MEP Resigns After Gay Orgy Arrest, Lockdown Violation

Anti-Gay Hungarian MEP Resigns After Gay Orgy Arrest, Lockdown Violation

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 1
József Szájer has resigned from his position as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) in Brussels, representing Hungary, after being caught attending a gay orgy.

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

Dan Levy Clarifies Comedy Central India's Censorship of 'Schitt's Creek' Gay Kiss

NEWS | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Dec 1
Dan Levy has clarified the controversy over a censored "Schitt's Creek" gay kiss.

SAGE Amplifies the Intersection of Aging and HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

SAGE Amplifies the Intersection of Aging and HIV/AIDS on World AIDS Day

NEWS | Dec 1
SAGE, the world's largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ elders, is commemorating World AIDS Day by elevating the experiencing older people living with HIV and remembering those that the community has lost to AIDS.

UK Court Rules Against Clinic in Puberty Blocking Drugs Case

UK Court Rules Against Clinic in Puberty Blocking Drugs Case

NEWS | Dec 1
Britain's High Court ruled Tuesday that children under 16 years old who are considering gender reassignment are unlikely to be able to give informed consent to medical treatment involving drugs that delay puberty.

In Moving Post, Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender

In Moving Post, Elliot Page Comes Out as Transgender

"Juno" and "The Umbrella Academy" star Elliot Page, formally known as Ellen Page, took to social media Tuesday too announce they are transgender, saying he identifies as he/they pronouns.

James Corden Gets Slammed for 'Gayface' Role in 'The Prom'

James Corden Gets Slammed for 'Gayface' Role in 'The Prom'

After 'Cats' and 'The Prom,' James Corden should avoid movie musicals. In the upcoming 'The Prom' he plays an out Broadway actor with stereotypes in place.

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for Special 'Euphoria' Episode with Zendaya

Watch: HBO Shares Trailer for Special 'Euphoria' Episode with Zendaya

HBO is showing fans the first look of the special holiday-themed episode of "Euphoria," starring Zendaya, who recently won an Emmy award for Outstanding Actress for her role on the show Rue, a teen struggling with addiction and depression.

'You're Assuming that I'm Completely Straight': Viggo Mortensen Joins Debate Over Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles

'You're Assuming that I'm Completely Straight': Viggo Mortensen Joins Debate Over Straight Actors Playing Gay Roles

Viggo Mortensen is the latest actor to face a backlash about straight actors playing gay roles, teasing in an interview that he may not be as straight as people think.

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

Nasdaq Seeks Mandatory Rule on Board Diversity for Companies

NEWS | By Michelle Chapman | Dec 1
The Nasdaq stock exchange is seeking U.S. authority to require more diversity in the boardrooms of Nasdaq-listed companies, or for those companies to explain why they can not.

Equality Advocates Act as Part of NC 'Bathroom Bill' Expires

Equality Advocates Act as Part of NC 'Bathroom Bill' Expires

NEWS | Dec 1
Part of North Carolina's so-called "Bathroom Bills" - the notorious HB2 and HB142, which replaced it - expired today, Dec. 1, and the state's equality advocates are already at work to press for progress in the state.


News

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

Funeral Home Settles Lawsuit that Led to Major LGBTQ Ruling

NATIONAL | Dec 1
A Detroit-area funeral home has agreed to pay $250,000 to settle a lawsuit that led to a groundbreaking decision that protects gay, lesbian and transgender people from discrimination in employment.


Business

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

How Pharma Money Colors Operation Warp Speed's Quest to Defeat COVID-19

By Rachana Pradhan | Nov 30
Moderna board member Moncef Slaoui is playing a major role in Operation Warp Speed. But with options to buy more than 18,000 shares of the company, is it ethical?


Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 30
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.


Cars

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

Hyundai, Kia Fined for Delaying U.S. Engine Failure Recalls

AUTO NEWS | By Tom Krisher | Dec 1
Hyundai and Kia must pay $137 million in fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million vehicles with engines that can fail.


Health/Fitness

First Look: AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

First Look: AIDS Memorial Quilt Virtual Exhibition

AIDS | Dec 1
The National AIDS Memorial has launched the first-ever 50-state virtual AIDS Quilt display. The curated exhibition includes digital images from thousands of hand-sewn quilt panels, each telling the story of loved ones lost to AIDS.


Travel

Holiday Air Travel Surges Despite Dire Health Warnings

Holiday Air Travel Surges Despite Dire Health Warnings

By David Koenig | Dec 1
Nearly 1.2 million people passed through U.S. airports Sunday, the largest number since the pandemic gripped the country in March, despite pleas from health experts for Americans to stay home over Thanksgiving.


Nightlife

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

COVID Rules Dish Up McDonald's at London Gay Club, Patrons Mock Online

INTERNATIONAL | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 29
Saturdays at London's Heaven Nightclub are getting a little happier - at least, the meals are. New COVID rules say bars must serve "substantial meals" with drinks, and McDonald's is partnering with the club.