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Rescue dogs are waiting to be fostered

Pawsitive Difference, a volunteer based animal rescue is seeking foster homes for dogs waiting to be adopted. The organization, which rescues, fosters and adopts out dogs, says it is in need of safe environments for...

Cortez Masto pushes for cost-saving energy efficiency and proper ventilation in K-12 schools

With many schools in the U.S. lacking updated or adequate heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, U.S. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.)  introduced legislation to support energy efficient improvements that would also lessen by $2 million...

‘We Need to Talk,’ UNLV Libraries’ panel discussions examine systemic racism and possible solutions

Following the death of George Floyd, Black Lives Matter protests and a president stoking racial division, UNLV Libraries began a panel series titled, “We Need To Talk: Conversations on Racism for a More Resilient...

A.R. Gurney’s ‘Love Letters’ arrives in time for Valentine’s Day

What begins with postcards from camp continues into a 50-year correspondence  between Melissa and Andrew in A.R. Gurney’s “Love Letters” presented this weekend by Las Vegas Little Theatre. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for...

The Center receives a $10,000 grant for its pharmacy addition

Cox Charities, the philanthropic arm of Cox Communications, Las Vegas, awarded a $10,000 grant to the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada to aid in the Center’s addition of a self-sustaining pharmacy to its HIV...

Cox Business and the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada partner to help...

Small businesses that are members of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce Nevada have the opportunity to compete for $5,000 prizes to be used for education or to launch a new idea. The GLCCNV ...

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...