News from The Center

Welcome The JOLT Coffee Co!

Put a jolt in your day with The JOLT Coffee Co located inside The Center! Try a Pistachio Latte from inspiring baristas or the infamous Grown Up Grilled Cheese is sure to satisfy your cravings. The JOLT Coffee Co is open Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 7 PM, and Saturday 8 AM to 4 PM.

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The Center Elects New Officers

By Joseph Oddo Jr., President   Media Contact: Joseph Oddo, Jr. • 702-375-8727 • [email protected] For Immediate Release: The Center Announces New Officers Las Vegas, Nev. December 14, 2018 – The Board of Directors for The Center is pleased to announce the...

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The Center: Building A Legacy

By André C. Wade, Executive Director Dear Friends of The Center - We present to you The Center's 2017 Impact report highlighting notable achievements and accomplishments serving the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, allies, and more (LGBTQA+) community of...

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Remembering Arlene Cooper

The Center’s statement concerning the well-being of Arlene Cooper, our Development Manager, friend, confidant, and “mother”.

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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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State of The Center

From the Board of Directors As some of you may have seen, an article was posted today by Las Vegas Weekly that has a lot of people talking and is available by clicking below. Read LV Weekly Article We have been asked several times since this has posted if this story...

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The Center: Standing Strong in a Time of Need

By André C. Wade, Executive Director Dear Supporter of The Center -- It is with pleasure that we present to you The Center’s 2016 Impact report, which provides a snapshot of the number of people we served through the delivery of our free programs and services to the...

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Leadership Change of The Center

From the Board of Directors The Center is pleased to announce the appointment of André C. Wade as the new Executive Director of The Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada. “We are excited to have André step into the leadership role for The Center” said...

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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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