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Rainbow flag removed from Reno city hall after controversy

Monday, July 27, 2015
In a statement, the City of Reno said it wants to apologize to anyone offended by the flag's brief disappearance.
The American flag was lowered over the weekend, replaced temporarily with the LGBT pride flag. By Sunday evening, the pride flag had been removed. ...

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Nevada Legislature passes LGBT-inclusive anti-bullying protections for students

Thursday, May 14, 2015
Nevada
The measure, which includes protections based on sexual orientation and gender identity, now heads to Sandoval's desk for final approval. ...

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Nevada state Assembly rejects controversial transgender ‘bathroom bill’

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Nevada state capitol in Carson City
The Nevada Assembly has rejected a bill that outraged transgender advocates and would have required students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex. ...

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Transgender advocates furious over Nevada proposed ‘bathroom bill’

Friday, April 10, 2015
Nevada state capitol in Carson City
Transgender activists and progressive groups say they're appalled with a proposed Nevada law forcing students to use bathrooms corresponding to their biological sex. ...

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Nevada bill would ban gay-to-straight conversion therapy for minors

Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Nevada state capitol in Carson City.
The bill would prohibit social workers and psychotherapists from providing sexual orientation and gender identity conversion therapy to LGBT youth under the age of 18. ...

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Nevada GOP lawmakers drop Indiana-style religious freedom bills

Friday, April 3, 2015
Nevada state capitol in Carson City
Nevada Republicans are dropping two proposed bills that would have added religious freedom protections to state law that critics have hounded as legalizing discrimination against LGBT people. ...

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Nevada bill would extend LGBT anti-discrimination protections

Friday, April 3, 2015
Nevada
Nevada lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would expand anti-discrimination language into parts of state law where it was omitted. ...

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Clark County, Nev., issues 1,000th same‑sex marriage license

Thursday, January 8, 2015
Las-Vegas
The county's Marriage License Bureau has handed out nearly 19,500 licenses since early October, including for same-sex couples. It typically issues more than 80,000 annually. ...

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Nevada officials say there’s no need for court to re-hear gay marriage case

Thursday, November 13, 2014
Brian-Sandoval
LAS VEGAS — A federal appeals court should reject a request by the Coalition for the Protection of Marriage for a full-court rehearing of a landmark decision allowing gay marriage in Nevada, the state’s governor and an advocacy group representing ...

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Nevada Republican loses bid to be first openly transgender state lawmaker

Thursday, November 6, 2014
Lauren Scott
RENO, Nev. -- A Nevada Republican has failed in a bid to become the first openly transgender state lawmaker in the U.S. Democratic Assemblyman Mike Sprinkle defeated Lauren Scott by a 54 percent to 46 percent margin to win re-election ...

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