Topics :: Portugal

Queer Rapper Mykki Blanco Arrested in Portugal

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday May 22, 2014
Queer gender-bending rapper Mykki Blanco was arrested in Portugal earlier this week after an altercation with a police officer who allegedly used an anti-gay slur towards the artist.

Portugal’s Gay Adoption Rights Placed in Doubt

Friday Jan 17, 2014
Portugal’s limited adoption rights for same-sex couples are in doubt after Parliament voted for a referendum on the divisive issue.

Portugal Expands Adoption Rights for Gay Couples

Friday May 17, 2013
Portugal’s Parliament has passed a law allowing same-sex married couples to adopt their partners’ children, but lawmakers rejected legislation granting gay couples the same adoption rights as heterosexuals.

Portuguese Model Convicted of Bizarre Castration-Murder in NYC Hotel Room

By Colleen Long | Sunday Dec 2, 2012
A New York City jury found a Portuguese model guilty of murder for the bizarre castration killing in an upscale hotel room of a Portuguese TV personality who had taken him under his wing.

The Sideboard as Object of Desire

Wednesday Nov 14, 2012
JetClass introduces the Spacium Sideboard. Combining the romance of ancestry with modern design, this sideboard meets the most demanding needs of its owner.

Portugal’s Port Wine Region Faces Fears About Future

By BARRY HATTON | Tuesday Nov 8, 2011
British families like the Symingtons have been at the heart of this northern Portuguese region’s port wine trade for generations. Dominic Symington, one of seven in the family wine business, has an ancestor - Walter Maynard - who shipped port to Britain i

’Boyfriend’ Allegedly Murders, Castrates Prominent Portuguese Gay Journalist in NYC Luxury Hotel

By David Caruso | Saturday Jan 8, 2011
A prominent Portuguese journalist - described as a gay-rights crusader - was found slain & castrated in a luxury Times Square hotel after a violent argument. His young boyfriend, a sometime model, is being accused of the grisly murder.

Lesbian couple weds in Portugal’s 1st gay marriage

By Barry Hatton | Monday Jun 7, 2010
A lesbian couple wed Monday in Portugal’s first same-sex ceremony since the predominantly Catholic country introduced a law allowing gay marriage last month.

Portugal’s president ratifies gay marriage law

By Barry Hatton | Tuesday May 18, 2010
Portugal’s conservative president announced Monday he is reluctantly ratifying a law allowing gay marriage, making the predominantly Catholic country the sixth in Europe to let same-sex couples wed.

Portugal leaders join forces on financial crisis

Wednesday Apr 28, 2010
Portugal’s prime minister and the leader of the main opposition party say they have agreed on measures to help steer the country out of a financial crisis that threatens to engulf the eurozone’s poorest member.