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Editorial: The facts please get them right RGJ

   Nothing irritates me more than the facts in a story being incomplete or incorrect or a game of horseshoes (well it is close enough).  It seems the local daily newspaper simply wants to write a story and be done with it even though it contains mistakes. The story that appeared in the Sunday edition … Continue reading

Briefly the City of Reno makes a statement of equality – then controversy and hate rears its head.

The flying of the Pride flag atop Reno’s City Hall became controversial on Sunday afternoon, after having been up most of the day, on July 26, in support of the GLBT community in western Nevada and the City’s proclamation making July 25 “The Day of Pride”. The flag was supposed to have flown beneath the … Continue reading

RGJ reported 750 at Satuday’s Pride when attendance close to 5,500 Oooooops

The local daily newspaper, Reno’s Gazette-Journal, reported “Around 750 packed Wingfield Park to attend the annual festival. Many were celebrating the Supreme Court’s June decision with a parade, games, live music and dancing;” apparently whomever estimated the size of the crowd couldn’t count and missed the whole point of what a Pride Celebration is about. … Continue reading

Northern Nevada Pride celebrated by 5,500 in Wingfield Park

“We didn’t think Reno was a destination for Pride,” Terry Morgan, from San Francisco who was visiting Reno for the weekend and stumbled upon the event in the newspaper, said. “But this event is great. It surprisingly is in the center of town like the town is cradling it. This is great, well organized. We … Continue reading

Pride season in full swing until August 16

Happy Northern Nevada Pride……… 10 am The CommUNITY Pride Parade from Riverside/Ralston (Lear Theatre) to North Arlington along West First Street. 11 am Northern Nevada Pride Festival with special guest Lance Bass. Wingfield Park til 4 pm Admission is $5 suggested donation 7:30 pm Last Call at the Old Southwest Good Luck Macbeth Theatre. A … Continue reading

Drag Olympics Kicks-off Northern Nevada Pride

Artown called it the Art of Drag. Northern Nevada Pride called it Drag Olympics. But it didn’t matter what it was called, over 400 people turned out on the Plaza at Harrah’s for the kick-off event to Northern Nevada Pride Weekend on Friday night to watch the craziness and fun that was created by Northern … Continue reading

Sassabration…a celebration of Diversity, Community and Unity to be held in Carson City

Carson City will host its first Diversity Celebration as Sassafras Eclectic Food Joint gives back to the capital city community, which rallied behind the local business a year ago, with Sassabration, a celebration of Equality and Community on Sunday August 16 from Noon to 11 pm at their new location 1500 Hot Springs Road in … Continue reading

July 20 issue of therenogaypage

 Here is the July 20 issue of therenogaypage, the local GLBT news and information source in northern Nevada and the eastern Sierra. in this issue: Western Nevada readies to celebrate Two Prides SDC holds 40th Investitures Transgender forum held in Carson City Nevada Humanities Salon: A Conversation         GLBT history in the … Continue reading

July 10 issue of therenogaypage

Here is the latest issue of therenogaypage, the local GLBT news and information source for northern Nevada and the eastern Sierra, continuing the SierraVoice founded in 1993. therenogaypage began publication in January 2010. The newspaper is published each time there is enough news to fill a page (hence its name). In this issue you will … Continue reading

Last Call at the Old Southwest- you need to get a ticket!

By Helen Trisky, entertainment editor There have always been gay bars. They were the places we built our community. It is where relationships were built, “fruit was picked” according to Mother Mary at the Old Southwest and many of us remember  the first time we went through the door at the “gay” bar. Today, gay … Continue reading

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