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“This is the story of a black American woman born into a man’s body.”

Numero Group lovingly restores transgender pioneer Jackie Shane’s glory

November 9th, 2017

“This is the story of a black American woman born into a man’s body.”

  • Dining

    The Fremont Street location at the Market remains open seven days a week.

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    Also: a benefit for Shade Tree shelter and a bike-in movie night.

  • Intersection

    Stonewall Suites’ 36 rooms are currently filled—a first for the university special-interest housing halls.

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    The nonprofit recently cut its operating hours and staff salaries to offset funding issues.

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    Flair Nightclub owner Lou Placencia will split his property between the existing dance spot and a new (and bigger) Mary’s

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    International Transgender Day of Visibility celebrates the accomplishments of transgender people while raising awareness about discrimination.

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    A staggering amount of large-scale LGBT events will be locally produced in 2017.

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    Gender Justice Nevada says current protections would not change.

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    The local historian discusses his exhaustively researched account of the queer experience in Las Vegas and elsewhere in the state.

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    Following the closure of the longtime eastside gay nightclub, another quietly opens a few blocks down the street.

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    There have been no reported transgender murders in Las Vegas this year or in recent history, according to the Center's Blue Montana.

  • Arts & EntertainmentFeaturedLas Vegas PRIDE

    “This is a year of rebuilding,” says returning president of the Southern Nevada Association of Pride James Healey.

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    Your one-stop shop for Pride events, parties and cultural happenings.

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    Margaret Cho, Charli XCX, Tyler Glenn and more will perform at various LGBT events this month.

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    It’s the lone dedicated gay club on or adjacent to the Strip.

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    The three-day event will feature empowering and informative talks and workshops that span the gender spectrum.

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    “We anticipate the lounge becoming a meeting spot, not just for our target demographic but to the population of Downtown in general.”

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    He’s done acid in Las Vegas, which he calls “a bad life decision.”

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    The enhancement will send riders chasing after an escaped alien. But don't fret, traditionalists—you can still ride headset-free.

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    Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and Bob Marley all played concerts there.

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    The former Wynn executive has been appointed president of events and nightlife for MGM Resorts International.

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    The in-demand hip-hop and R&B singer, writer and producer takes his talents to the Cromwell this weekend.

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    Using elements of dance, contortion and gymnastics, this trio fits right in.

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    “Compared to my Ohio life, people are more positive here, more responsive to literary things.”

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    Last year, four location added growler fill stations, rotating in kegs of Pizza Port’s Bacon & Eggs coffee porter, Lovelady’s peanut butter-laced Paleo Porter and ...

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    Potato pancakes, tortas, loco moco and more.

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    Tom Hanks plays Ben Bradlee, a born newspaperman whose only instinct is to publish the Pentagon Papers.

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