Pride Week

I apologize I’m a little behind the ball on posting on Pride Week. And there’s already been big news! The Review Journal has endorsed SB283, the Domestic Partnership Bill. I don’t know if this means Hell is freezing over or that the small contingent of gays at the RJ staged a coup. Either way, it’s a victory for equality that the newspaper with the largest circulation in the state (at least I think it does, it’s been dwindling for so long I can’t be sure) has endorsed this bill. So suck on that Gibbons!

There are a lot of events happening this week to celebrate PRIDE. You can see the full list here.

Here are some of my picks:

Event: 2009 Pride Parade
(Parade Entry Packet) (
Map of Parade Route)
(General Information)
Location: Downtown Las Vegas Parade Route
Grandstand at 4th St. and Bridger Ave.
Date: Friday, May 1, 2009
Time: 8pm
Parade LIVE Broadcast: Watch the Parade LIVE on Cox Las Vegas Channel 96 at 8pm or cox96.net. You may also watch it in person and catch any of the following rebroadcasts on Cox Channel 96 at 8pm on May 7, 9, 11, 14, 18, 24, 25, and 28.

Event: 2009 Pride Festival
(Vendor Application) (Entertainer Application)
(
General Information)

Location:
Clark County Government Center (Map It)
500 S. Grand Central Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89106
Date: Saturday, May 2, 2009
Time: Noon to 10pm
Admission: Adults $10, Youth $6
Notice: Animals (other than certified service animals) are NOT permitted at the festival grounds.

Event: “Get Wet with WEN” / Ladies Pool Party
(General Information)

Location:
Luxor Hotel & Casino South Pool (Map It)
3900 Las Vegas Blvd S., Las Vegas, NV 89119-1004
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2009
Time: 2pm to 6pm
Admission: $10

Event: Sin Sity Sisters PRIDE Bingo [21+]
(General Information)
Location:
FreeZone (Map It)
610 E Naples Dr., Las Vegas, NV 89119
Date: Sunday, May 3, 2009
Time:
5pm to 7pm
Information: A colorful cacophony of Bingo madness to support SADAP, the Sisters AIDS Drug Assistance Program

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