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By Monti Rock III Easter has come and gone. Did you get to play with your Peeps? I asked the Easter bunny to bring me lots of pastel colored Peeps this year to celebrate the season. Frank Marino was on the phone recently. Frank is the one who actually put me together with Rob Schlegel, the publisher of this great magazine,...
If you’re a fan of TV shows with super-hot women, often playing strongwilled, independent characters or outright-lesbians then ClexaCon is the place you should have been last month! Returning to Las Vegas for its third big year, this massively attended multifandom convention featured more than 40 actresses, producers, writers and directors to mingle with throughout the weekend. Described as...
By ROB SCHLEGEL AND LYN COLLIER Photos by TONYA HARVEY Andy Marlett is the head trainer at Stolen Aces Farms in the northwest part of Las Vegas. It’s on land that at one time was part of the original 1,600 acre Gilcrease Ranch. Stolen Aces Farms is a 15-acre ranch and home to about 30 horses. They vary in ages, sizes, colors,...
By Kristen Peterson On the fifth floor of Lied Library, a small group of students occupy a center table, bemoaning the agonies of organic chemistry and celebrating “Buffy,” now on Hulu, while knitting and eating snacks. Normally they’re in a room at the Student Union, but they gave the space up for rehearsal. The drag show is that weekend, “kings,...
The proposed Equality Act got a shot in the arm April 23, when U.S. Sen. Jackie Rosen held a press conference at The Center. John Waldron, The Center’s executive director, opened the presser by explaining over half of the country has no explicit statewide laws protecting LGBTQ Americans from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations. “Nevada has those basic civil...
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease or COPD may not roll easily off your tongue, but it is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. COPD affects some 24 million persons; of whom only half have been diagnosed. COPD progressively robs a person of their breath. Although once thought of as an “old man’s disease,” women are disproportionately impacted...
For this month’s column, I’m going to plagiarize much of it from Hugh Jackson, editor of the Nevada Current. This is an online, daily newspaper and if you’re not reading it, you’re missing some of the best reporting done in Nevada. I’ll try to keep direct quotes from Mr. Jackson within quotation marks. While we do have permission to...
Calling all heifers to the new year. I’m not going to mention names but you know who you are. I’m calling your asses out because as we leave 2018, some of you shady ladies on and off the Las Vegas gay stages are pushing the limits. To those queen that like to “borrow” items and never give them back,...
By JAMES MALTESE Special to the Las Vegas Spectrum Life is a Journey, not a Guilt Trip! That was the slogan from my former LGBTQ Christian church where I was a church leader. I left because many Christian leaders delete the Second Commandment, make up a Tenth Commandment and change the Sabbath to Sunday. In addition, most legacy Christian leaders don’t accept...
MAY be I will? April Showers have brought May flowers. Did you get to Palm Springs via the high desert or Joshua Tree? Even our Las Vegas Yuccas are in spectacular bloom. So MAY BE you need to get OUT and abOUT. MAYbe one or more of these TEN destinations will make your list. Nobody likes the I-15 traffic. Let...
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