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Las Vegas markets to trendy gays, square straights in new ad campaign

Sunday, January 20, 2013
A new print advertising campaign from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority is marketing to gay and lesbian travelers with a new twist, promoting that in Sin City, "everyone’s welcome, even straight people." The stylish, five-ad series from local ad agency R&R Partners, each... [ Read more → ]

Lesbian couple denied hospital rights despite legal, domestic partnership

Sunday, August 19, 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A lesbian couple in Nevada was told by an admissions officer at a local hospital that they would need a medical power of attorney for one partner to make decisions for another in the event of a crisis, despite being in a legal domestic partnership sanctioned by the state. [ Read more → ]
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Transgender teen allowed in boys’ graduate procession after TV station steps in

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- A Las Vegas high school student, who came out as transgender male to family and friends last year, will be able to walk in his high school graduation ceremony with the rest of his male classmates after a local television station interceded with school officials. [ Read more → ]

‘OutServe’ hosts first ever leadership summit for openly gay service members

Friday, October 14, 2011
OutServe, nation's only professional association for actively serving gay an lesbian military personnel, is holding its first annual "OutServe Armed Forces Leadership Summit" in Las Vegas this weekend, aimed at enhancing "military readiness through encouraging an environment of respect with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity" [ Read more → ]

Was it a hoax? The curious case of the transgender at the Comso hotel at 4 a.m.

Sunday, May 1, 2011
LAS VEGAS -- Late Wednesday, I couldn't get relief from a nagging feeling that there was something awry about the hullabaloo that erupted regarding a transgender woman named Stephanie who alleged she was banned for life from the Cosmopolitan after being confronted recently for using... [ Read more → ]

Las Vegas hotel ejects, bans transgender guest; now says it regrets the incident

Thursday, April 28, 2011
The Cosmopolitan resort in Las Vegas has come under fire from the LGBT community and its allies after a report surfaced on a hospitality blog last week that a transgender guest was banned for life from the hotel and casino -- for using an empty women’s restroom. [ Read more → ]

Mariah Carey toasts gay couple on Las Vegas stage

Sunday, October 25, 2009
From During a concert earlier this month at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Mariah Carey revealed that she is more than just okay with gay marriage. She also wants to celebrate it. Video captured of the moment that everyone is talking... [ Read more → ]
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