An aide to Mayor Charlie Hales says chief of staff Gail Shibley discriminated against him for being HIV-positive.
A staffer in Mayor Charlie Hales’ office has filed a state
civil rights complaint alleging that the mayor’s chief of staff, Gail
Shibley, pressured him into revealing that he is HIV-positive a
Food & Drink
Sweet Cakes by Melissa, the Gresham cake shop that made headlines in February by refusing to make a wedding cake for a lesbian couple, closed its storefront this weekend. An Aug. 30 entry on Sweet Cakes' Facebook page says, "This will be our last weekend at the shop we are moving our business to an in home bakery. [sic] I will post our new number soon. Email will stay the same firstname.lastname@example.org."The ...
The Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries says it's opening an investigation into a North Portland bar that's allegedly discriminating against gays and transsexuals. BOLI Commissioner Brad Avakian issued a complaint Wednesday against the P Club, 5264 N. Lombard St. The complaint alleges that Christopher Penner, owner of P Club, called at least one regular customer and left voice mails asking the ...
Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish has released the names of the owners and managers of 26 apartment buildings where a recent audit found evidence of housing discrimination. The documents list the properties where the Fair Housing Council of Oregon audit found evidence of discrimination based on race or national origin. One document (PDF) lists specific incidents discovered by investigators, and ...