Author: LV Spectrum Staff

Dr. Jerry Cade, pioneer in Las Vegas HIV/Aids medicine, discusses the early days

Jerry Cade, MD, is an AIDS/HIV health care pioneer. University Medical Center’s HIV program formally began Aug 29, 1985. UMC’s AIDS Outpatient Clinic opened in November 1986. UMC’s dedicated HIV inpatient unit opened on July 5, 1987. These entities, along with UMC’s commitment to people living with HIV/AIDS formed the core of a comprehensive, health […]

200 performers take the stage in Golden Rainbow benefit

by ANTHONY DEFELICE The show kicked off with a musical performance to the 5th Dimension’s “Age of Aquarius.” “Zumanity’s” Mistress of Sensuality, EDIE, and Sean McAllister, from FOX 5’s MORE Show, returned as host, and introduced over 200 performers from more than 21 Strip shows and community organizations as they sang, danced, and defi ed […]

An open letter to UNLV School of Medicine: Annual sensitivity classes specifi cally addressing transgender patients needs added to the curriculum

By Roxanne Okeke Nationwide, we are seeing a growing focus on a part of our community that has too often been ignored or abused in the past: a focus on members of the LGBTQIA (or LGBTQ+) community. This is a good thing as it is important that people who identify as LGBTQ+ are treated with […]

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