Gay Portland: The Latest

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

Penn Pledges to Work with NCAA, Support Transgender Swimmer

NEWS | Jan 21
Swimmer Lia Thomas, who competed for the men's team at Penn before transitioning, has qualified to compete in March at the 2022 NCAA swimming and diving championships.

Watch: Insider's Look at Paul Tazewell's 'West Side Story' Costumes

Watch: Insider's Look at Paul Tazewell's 'West Side Story' Costumes

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
Award-winning costume designer Paul Tazewell shares how he created the costumes for Steven Spielberg's "West Side Story."

Inclusive M&Ms Characters Are On the Way

Inclusive M&Ms Characters Are On the Way

NEWS | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 20
The new M&Ms characters will reportedly have more "nuanced personalities" that give a "sense of belonging" for more people.

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Happy to See 'More Queer Representation' at Olympics

Watch: Gus Kenworthy Happy to See 'More Queer Representation' at Olympics

ENTERTAINMENT | By Emell Adolphus | Jan 20
Gus Kenworthy is happy to see 'more queer representation' at the Olympic games.

Funniest 11 LGBTQ+ TikToks to Watch This Week

Funniest 11 LGBTQ+ TikToks to Watch This Week

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 20
Check out 11 of our favorite TikToks from LGBTQ+ creators this week!

Pete Davidson Laughs Off Kanye's Threats Amid Being Called a 'Diva'

Pete Davidson Laughs Off Kanye's Threats Amid Being Called a 'Diva'

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 20
Is Pete Davidson behaving badly to his "SNL" colleagues? And what does he think of Kanye's cryptic threat?

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Hopes to Impact Lives by 'Being Herself'

'Jeopardy!' Champ Amy Schneider Hopes to Impact Lives by 'Being Herself'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Steve Duffy | Jan 20
Amy Schneider has already made "Jeopardy" history as the first trans contestant to make it to the Tournament of Champions. The down-to-earth computer programmer talked to EDGE about her life, fame, "Jeopardy!" and the story behind that pearl necklace.

Ready for a Natural Makeover? 7 Ways to Elevate Your Wellness and Skincare Routine with CBD

Ready for a Natural Makeover? 7 Ways to Elevate Your Wellness and Skincare Routine with CBD

HEALTH/FITNESS | By Matthew Wexler | Jan 20
Clean Beauty & Wellness CBD delivers the highest quality CBD products to elevate your wellness and skincare routine.

'Ellen's Game of Games' Axed

'Ellen's Game of Games' Axed

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
Even as "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" is headed for the exit, another program starring the out comedian, "Ellen's Game of Games," has gotten the axe.

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

Michael Phelps: Controversy Around Trans Swim Champ Lia Thomas 'Complicated'

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
Olympic swimming champ Michael Phelps weighed in on the controversy around Lia Thomas, saying it's "complicated" but calling for an "even playing field" he admits he can't define.


News

Recently Married Lesbian Couple Murdered, Dismembered in Juárez

Recently Married Lesbian Couple Murdered, Dismembered in Juárez

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Jan 20
The bodies of a recently-married lesbian couple from El Paso were found dismembered and stuffed into trash bags in the border town of Ciudad Juárez.


Business

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

Amazon Plans Clothing Store for Southern California Mall

FASHION | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 20
Amazon says it plans to open a clothing store in a Southern California mall later this year, a first for the online behemoth and a fresh challenge for already struggling traditional retailers.


Finance

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

Goodbye 'Godsend': Expiration of Child Tax Credits Hits Home

By John Raby, Fatima Hussein, and Josh Boak | Jan 14
For the first time in half a year, families on Friday are going without a monthly deposit from the child tax credit.