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

Like most people, the first time I met Terry Wilsey, I found him irksome and crude. He talked and walked funny, he asked strange questions apropros of nothing, he was unkempt and disorganized, he...

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 Las Vegas. A third building may be in the works. Bright...

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. Those numbers have changed in recent days and by late...

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

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 magazine published. We succeeded most months. In 2021 our plan...

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 “big brother.” Sadly, Terry left this earth much too early...

As We See It: Thanks, Steve Sisolak; and remembering one of our own

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 pay the printer, the postage, etc. We are back but...

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 we were “forced” to recognize and honor our priorities. Isolation,...

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 months. Did we choose to act with kindness and consideration? ...

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

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 almost finished the sentence for me as I typed. But...

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 issue of the Spectrum, we’re offering the Spectrum Voter Endorsement...