Adams' Admission Reaction: Police Union Boss Calls for Mayor Sam Adams to Resign

The head of the city's powerful 900-member police union today called on Mayor Sam Adams to resign immediately after Adams admitted on Monday he lied about having sex with an 18-year-old intern. Sgt. Scott Westerman, president of the Portland Police Association, tells WW that Adams' admitted coverup of the 2005 affair with Beau Breedlove revealed "a dramatic lack of integrity." "What would ...   More
Tuesday, January 20, 2009 JAMES PITKIN

Adams' Admission Reaction: Another Mayoral Staffer Quits

WW has learned that a third member of Mayor Sam Adams' staff is leaving in the wake of Adams' admission that he lied in 2007 when he denied having had sex in 2005 with Beau Breedlove when Breedlove was 18. Nate Waas Shull, who held the title of Adams' Education Strategies Youth Coordinator, is leaving the mayor's office to join the Portland Schools Foundation. Before joining Adams' staff, Waas ...   More
Friday, February 13, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams' Admission Reaction: San Diego Gay Paper Demands Resignation

Portland's gay publication Just Out got a lot of heat when it joined mainstream publications such as The Oregonian, The Portland Tribune and The Portland Business Journal in calling for Mayor Sam Adams to resign after he admitted to lying about having sex with then-teenager Beau Breedlove in 2005. With a nod to Martin Luther King Jr., the San Diego Gay & Lesbian Times recently echoed and amplified ...   More
Thursday, February 5, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams Admission Reaction: Critics Rip Adams in Council Testimony

(Updated at 3:33 p.m. with the addition of the word "political" to the description of Lars Larson, courtesy of the man who called him a "carpetbagger). Mayor Sam Adams might want to start showing up late for City Council meetings. Today, the city's top elected official took a beating in the public comment section of the regularly scheduled council session, a couple of weeks after he admitting ...   More
Wednesday, February 4, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams' Admission Reaction: Read The Mayor's Interview with

Mayor Sam Adams may want to focus on the city's business —the configuration of a proposed Columbia River Crossing bridge and an effort to lure a Major League Soccer franchise to Portland, to name just two big issues. But the national press wants to hear more about his confession two weeks ago to lying about his sexual relationship with then teen-aged Beau Breedlove in 2005. Over the weekend ...   More
Tuesday, February 3, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams' Admission Reaction: Breedlove Gets Break of a Lifetime

It appears Beau Breedlove may have more to gain from this whole Mayor Sam Adams saga than his requisite 15 minutes. Breedlove has been offered an opportunity to live forever on the “steamy” pages of an adult, gay-oriented magazine. Unzipped Media has offered Breedlove the cover, and a nude photo spread in one of Unzipped's three publications. The Los Angeles based Unzipped Media ...   More
Friday, January 30, 2009 Dan Green

Adams' Admission Reaction: Hear Mayor Sam Adams Deflect the Bathroom Question

Last Sunday, The Oregonian reported that Beau Breedlove and Sam Adams kissed in a City Hall bathroom on June 2, 2005, which was 23 days before Breedlove's 18th birthday. Breedlove told the daily the kissing was "mutual and said it lasted about a minute." Breedlove told The O they did not have sex that night. Adams has also said the two did not have sex that night. Here is audio and a transcript ...   More
Thursday, January 29, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Adams Admission Reaction: Critics Take Aim At Mayor's Peers

Four citizens showed up at City Council's weekly session this morning to ask Mayor Sam Adams to resign, in what's become a regularevent since Adams admitted on Jan. 19 that he'd lied about having a sexual relationship with then teen-aged Beau Breedlove in 2005 Today's testifiers were more measured than in previous weeks (video will be archived here later today). And while seemingly not coordinated, ...   More
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 NIGEL JAQUISS

Beau Breedlove: The Cover!

To all of you Beau Breedlove saga lovers, your wait is over for hot, steamy pictures of the ex-legislative intern at the center of the state Attorney General investigation into Mayor Sam Adams. Thanks to Unzipped magazine, here's the cover photo, But don't just stop there: the issue has tons of fun inside too! A full spread nude photo session and interview where Breedlove tells all about his ...   More
Monday, March 23, 2009 Megan Brescini


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