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There is a lot on the line this election for LGBTQ+ people, marginalized com- munities and all Americans. Yes, we’ve made significant gains, but that only means we have much to protect, and more left to do. That’s one of the reasons Silver State Equality, Nevada’s leading statewide LGBTQ+ civil rights advocacy organization, is working tirelessly to get out the...
What do you get when you combine rising rental payments in Las Vegas with falling interest rates? You get affordability. According to Meyers Research Group, a leading real estate consulting firm, the gap between the median rent payment and the median mortgage payment for a single-family home in Las Vegas is extremely narrow due to falling interest rates. This means...
In challenging times, it can be easy to feel discouraged about our capacity to make progress. Nearly 170,000 Americans have been lost to the pandemic, and millions more have been infected. Others are worried about lingering health impacts of the virus and new pre-existing conditions like lung scarring that might result from infection. Jobs and small businesses have evaporated — and...
“I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn’t lose any voters.” It would be interesting to know how many of the 180,000 people dead, as of this date, actually lived on Fifth Avenue. Who would have thought on Jan. 23, 2016, when “The Don” made that disgusting boast, he wouldn’t actually shoot someone,...
“Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.” It’s always easier to be quiet. Don’t offend anyone. Be polite. Everyone’s entitled to their own opinions. Go along to get along. I get it. It’s easier. Life’s already hard, why make it tougher, particularly about something that is not your truth or experience or...
The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket marks our nation’s most pro-equality presidential ticket in history. Former Vice President Biden’s selection of Sen. Harris as his running mate reflects the deep values that both candidates share regarding equality for all, including LGBTQ+ people. So it is with great pride and hopefulness that Silver State Equality, Nevada’s leading LGBTQ+ civil rights organization, stands...
No, they are not! Oh, yes, they are! In the middle of the greatest pandemic of the 21st century the Vegas City Opera is staging the greatest opera of all time—Wagner’s “The Ring of the Nibelung”—virtually. I’ve always argued that Las Vegas’s bread and circuses vibe makes it the perfect venue for Wagner’s way over the-top 15-hour long Ring Cycle. And Vegas City...
ARIES,  March 21 - April 19                                                                                                Be incredibly controlled of your emotions...
The LGBTQ+ Community Center of Southern Nevada is launching a campaign this month that will lead to a ribbon cutting ceremony at the naming of the Arlene Cooper Community Health Center. Arlene was a beloved and honored member of the The Center team who was the mother of the LGBTQ+ community in Southern Nevada. Few people are as dearly loved...
It will be a presidential election like no other this November, and that’s not even factoring in the matchup between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. For the first time in a general election, every registered voter will receive a ballot at home that they can mail in or drop off in person to various locations across...
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