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Conversion therapy now illegal in Nevada

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed SB201 into law, which now prohibits such practices on youth in the state.

Nevada has joined the ranks of seven other states which ban “conversion” therapies otherwise known as ex-gay ministries and restorative therapies. 

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval signed SB201 into law, which now prohibits such practices on youth in the state.

UFC partners with LGBT groups to promote HIV awareness

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and the Gay and Lesbian Community Center of Southern Nevada (The Center) are partnering to launch the "Protect Yourself at All Times" campaign in response to the high rates of HIV-infection among those under 30.

Gays make up a big part of Burning Man festival

More than 50,000 people, many of whom were LGBT, gathered once again for the annual Burning Man event here outside of Reno, Nev. the week before Labor Day.

Nevada Legislature advances gay marriage resolution

A constitutional amendment that would let voters decide whether to legalize gay marriage passed the final hurdle of the 2013 legislative session Thursday but still has a long way to go.

Same-sex marriage: Rhode Island is next, but where after that?

With Rhode Island poised to become the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly scheduled for Thursday, supporters of marriage equality are shifting their focus to other states.

In split vote, Nevada Senate passes measure to begin repeal of gay marriage ban

Following more than an hour of riveting and personal floor speeches — during which one state senator publicly announced for the first time he is gay — the Nevada Senate voted 12-9 to begin the process of repealing the gay marriage ban from the state constitution.