News from The Center

An Open Letter to The Heidi Harris Show

By Joe Oddo Jr., Vice President of the Board of Directors An Open Letter to The Heidi Harris Show Hello The Heidi Harris Show, it's your local LGBTQ Center here in Southern Nevada. We saw you deleted your original post and your follow up post about liberals trying to...

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An Open Letter to RJ Columnist – Victor Joecks

By André C. Wade, Executive Director An Open Letter to RJ Columnist – Victor Joecks Last Friday, Review-Journal Columnist Victor Joecks wrote a column, "Transgender debate about stopping left's attempts to redefine reality” that disparaged the transgender community...

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That’s One Step Towards Equality… By Us!

By Michael Dimengo, CEO of The Center It’s amazing the significant progress that LGBTQ people have made in winning and securing equal rights. The historic Supreme Court decision last June now gives same-sex couples at least some of the rights afforded to married...

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How to Be a Trans Ally

By Blue Montana, Transgender Program Manager People often ask me how to be a better ally to the transgender and gender non-conforming communities. The first thing I tell them is try to put yourself in the shoes of a trans or gender non-conforming (GNC) individual....

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Survey Says LGB Youth Need Our Protection

Accelerated action is needed to protect the health and wellbeing of our lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) youth, according to study results just released by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Findings from the report, Sexual Identity, Sex of Sexual Contacts, and...

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You Make Our Service Possible

Back in mid-April, The Center was shaken by the news that one of its former employees was charged with a crime of sexual misconduct. While that charge was distant from the activities of The Center, and while it emanated from a family member, it became the subject of...

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The Community That Works Together, Thrives Together

by Michael G. Dimengo, CEO of The Center A few short weeks after I was appointed the CEO of The Center, I was visited by Gary Vrooman of the Lambda Business Association. Gary, a veteran in the LGBTQ community, spoke fondly of the many years that he had been involved...

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