Ashley Ray (she/they) is a licensed professional counselor and mental health educator as well as a body positive model and creator/author of a humanistic paradigm shift, they demonstrate the intrinsic understanding that as humans we exist upon a spectrum of being.
It’s that time of year again, the fireside is burning bright and sleigh bells are ringing, not in Las Vegas, but surely to hell, somewhere. ‘Tis the season to celebrate another year down and a return to the some of our most cherished traditions.
It’s been two years since we relaunched Las Vegas PRIDE Magazine after the pandemic and it seems almost laughable to say that we’ve been through a lot. What. A. Ride.
DRAMA is the multicultural collaboration between producer Na’el Shehade’s chic Chicago house-infused production style, and vocalist Via Rosa whose soulful delivery is inspired by the improvisational nature of jazz and playful patterns of hip-hop and bossa nova. The duo play to the complementary dynamics of their unlikely pairing by blurring the lines between R&B and dance-pop, heartbreak and bliss.
Lady Like, A Retro Modern Burlesque Show, takes on the “traditional woman’s role” from the 1950s to the 1960s with an edgy twist. The new show opened with a limited engagement preview on the Las Vegas Strip in June before announcing an impending venue change (yet to be announced).
LGBTQ+ families are an indisputable and vital part of communities across the United States. In fact, recent data from the Family Equality Council suggests that as many as 3.7 million children are raised by LGBTQ+ parents and decades of research shows that children with LGBTQ+ parents grow up as happy, healthy and well-adjusted as their peers.
LGBTQ representation in sports and media is at an all time high. As more athletes, coaches and fans continue to break the stigma and come OUT, we continue to see ourselves represented in the places where we have always existed. We are visible in locker rooms, on sidelines and in starting lineups.
House ballroom has long been the scene where legends rise in the LGBTQ+ community. While the concept dates back centuries, ballroom culture as we know it thrives on the foundation of the Harlem ballroom scene in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
What’s two stories, 10,000 SF and the hot new nightclub from Corner Bar Management in downtown Las Vegas? If you guessed the spectacular indoor/outdoor art-centric confines of We All Scream, you clearly have your finger on the pulse of all things fabulous Las Vegas.
Letter from the Editor By Joslyn Hatfield Welcome to the Stonewall Issue of Las Vegas PRIDE Magazine! We are excited to celebrate PRIDE Month with you like only Las Vegas can and we are thrilled to present PRIDE Month programming to complement our annual parade and festival held in October.In this [...]