I had the opportunity to sit down with Sy Bernabei, the current director of operations for the nonprofit, Gender Justice Nevada. It was a beautiful day when I strolled into the office space on the 2nd floor of the New Orleans Square building.
The lobby of The English hotel, located on Main Street in downtown Las Vegas, is playing host to the artwork of Thomas Putzier. Thomas is the seventh artist in residence for the Neon Museum, and he is a queer visual artist based out of Minneapolis, MN.
Walking inside The Mixer Lounge, the energy in the room was vigorous. This black lesbian-owned bar located off Twain Avenue in inner South East Las Vegas played host to the first Bipoc Vegas Meetup, presented by Setlife Images.
When we try to look back at people’s lives and reframe their stories through a more modern lens, it’s often too late to get the information we need or want to tell the story that appears so obvious through context clues or our more modern way of thinking. This is especially true when it comes to the lives and loves of LGBTQ+ individuals, even if that history isn’t too far in the past.
Rio has described themselves as a “short frumpy queer kid.” I feel as though they have outgrown this description of themselves and are befitting of something more magnanimous.
Meet our New Publication: PROUD & Kinky By Jennifer Howe (They / Them) As the Las Vegas PRIDE organization continues to grow, with the support from our community, the organization will continue to undertake new initiatives that engage and help to unify the LGBTQ+ community of Southern Nevada [...]
It was a delight to get to know DJ Moeejito better as we chatted and met up to work on this piece. They were very candid and open with me about their life and experiences. Their journey hasn’t been an easy one, but they have forged a new path and you get the sense when you talk to Moee, that they are older than their 27 years.
I sat down with D Marcucci in the afternoon at my home here in Las Vegas. They sat on a large area rug centered on the floor of a large open living room, surrounded by house plants with a 1970’s orange, gold, and leopard print theme, called The Leopard Lounge. A normal interview might be conducted on a pair of opposing chairs or couches, but I knew this typical strategy wouldn’t work.
Sipping leisurely out of a classic white coffee cup, Amy Saunders more notoriously known as Miss Behave, was wearing a pushed-back black hat casually scrunched toward the back of their head and an oversized black t-shirt with a large, asymmetric white cat graphic.