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Happy Pride Weekend — it’s gonna be busy!

Pride weekend in Reno, Nevada! For 17 years Reno Gay Pride has been traditionally held on the third weekend in August as a celebration of the GLBTIQA community in Northern Nevada. It is the gay community’s celebration of who we are and our accomplishments, oh yeah and its a BIG party. This year is filled … Continue reading

Sad news to report: David Harvel passes

An active member of the community, who cooked and provided food for various organizations, as well as financial support many times, David Harvel has passed, it was announced at 4:30 pm today (August 15). Harvel, as many knew him, was given the title of Pope Beneficial the First by Reno’s Biggest Little Sisters of Perpetual … Continue reading

Pinkaliciousness plain pure and simple

“Pinkaliciousness!” Meredith Tanzer said when asked about her annual La Bussola Pink Party. “It is the perfect color for the perfect party during Pride. That is is what it is a party — to celebrate.” The Pink Party has been a tradition for seven years now in the Biggest Little City the Friday night before … Continue reading

Best idea: Ban Russia from Sochi Olympics

The best idea for action against Russia is not the pouring of Stoli vodka in the gutters or a boycott of the Sochi olympics but to call upon the IOC (International Olympic Committee) to ban Russia from the Sochi games for the violations of human rights and the spirit of the Olympic charter. People are … Continue reading

Lyon County holds off on changes to sex ed

At the July 23 meeting of the Lyon County School Board discussion on the recommendations from the sex education advisory committee were discussed at length. School Board member Theo McCormick, who represents the Dayton/Silver City are of Lyon County recommended that the board refer the issue back to the advisory committee to develop a more … Continue reading

Lyon County sex ed controversy

The Lyon County School Board is considering a new sex education policy after students complained they were not receiving adequate information in school. After a year study, the district is taking a “traditional” stance on its curriculum to include that homosexuality is unnatural. The school boards policy has been one of absence and “second virginity” … Continue reading

Reverend Denise Cordova retires

Light of The Soul United Church of Christ (LSUCC) has only had one pastor since it was founded in 2004, The Reverend Denise Cordova. On Sunday, August 4, she became pastor emerita of the reconciling congregation by retiring. Rev. Cordova was one of the congregations founding members. She also was pastor at Metropolitan Community Church … Continue reading

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