Remembering Terry Wilsey: Steve Friess pays tribute to the longtime LGBTQ...

Like most people, the first time I met Terry Wilsey, I found him irksome and crude. He talked and walked funny, he asked strange...

Bright Star Foundation opens LGBTQ housing

Two new LGBTQIA housing units for vulnerable persons, which flowed from the love of two gay men for each other, have now opened in...

COVID-19 vaccines slowly start to be disbursed in Southern Nevada

Just a few months ago, more than 50 percent of the U.S. population claimed they wouldn’t take the COVID-19 vaccination when it became available....

Welcome, 2021: Local leaders, business owners and community members look forward...

The Spectrum will be going into our third year in 2021. Like everyone else, we’ve had a tough year. We’ve struggled to get the...

With love to our big brother: Sisters honor Terry Wilsey

Helping. Passion. Commitment. These are characteristics of our brother, Terry Wilsey, that we have seen and experienced our entire lives. Terry was always our...

As We See It: Thanks, Steve Sisolak; and remembering one...

I hope you noticed we didn’t have a December issue of the Spectrum. Thanks to the COVID-19 restrictions, there just wasn’t enough advertising to...

Mona van Joseph gives her vibe on 2021

2020 was a “Foundation” year and designed to show us what’s most important. It was spiritual awareness to our growth; and in many ways...

Seeds of Thought: Have a happy New Year in 2021

As the New Year approaches, this is the perfect time for reflection on the choices and actions we have made during the last 12...

Suzie Lee: Vote like our lives depend on it, because in...

This is the most important election of our lifetime. I bet you’ve heard that this year, right? I know I have; my auto fill...

As We See It: Why we are progressively pro-life

We thought that headline might grab your attention. We thought about this, after hearing Judge Amy Coney Barrett proclaim she is “pro-life.” Again, in this...

Remembering RBG, our national treasure

There is a video circulating on the Internet in which a white Los Angeles film producer stands for three days in Harrison, Arkansas, holding...

Nevadans share their thoughts the Notorious RBG

The Las Vegas Spectrum asked several Nevada residents and lawmakers to give us a quote on their memories of the late Supreme Court Justice...

Voting is easy if prepared, no matter which way you approach...

Fear and optimism are the two words that describe this year’s election. Fear of vote and voter suppression, fear of what happens if Democrats fail...

Senator David Parks, champion of equality, ends 24 years in legislature

“A political lifetime,” David Parks said in an oral history interview 20 years ago, “can be really short.” This year, Parks concludes a career in...

Nevada’s criminalization of HIV must stop now

According to the Center for HIV Law & Policy, 32 states have laws that criminalize behavior of people living with HIV. Nevada is one...

Theater in Las Vegas still online, ‘Scalia/Ginsburg’ opera set for July...

It is not too late to catch the Las Vegas Little Theatre’s live online production of “Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End,” performed Saturdays, Oct....

The bitch is back!: Auntee Social says `welcome back to the...

Well, the Bitch is back, at least for this month. Belated congrats to my old boss, Rob Schlegel, two dear, dear friends from long...

Remembering Wally Wallace, artist and agriculturist, who passed away suddenly Oct....

Gayle Stanley Wallace, known by his preferred name of Wally Wallace, passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, at his Mudd Ranch home, on Oct. 4....

Vegas Astrology: World events are not your fault, Scorpio; do what...

ARIES (March 21 - April 19) Imagine you are surrounded by sparkles and magic. Spirit has held things back from you in recent months....

The Center is open during COVID-19

After seven months of navigating life under COVID-19, we are all trying to find ways to stay connected, while also staying safe. People in...