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Progressive orgs face off over UFC donation and award

Is trouble brewing within the Las Vegas progressive community? According to media reports and sources I’m close to, things aren’t looking so rosy between The Gay and Lesbian Center and folks at the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada (PLAN). But the question is, why? This kerfuffle stems from news that the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC)…

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Exploring girlhood, Part 4: Decoding the gender binary

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series with the question, “What does it mean to be a girl?” In the series we have explored the way society defines and confines girlhood, as well as gender in general. (Click here for part 1, part 2, and part 3.) This being SCS intern De’Liza Galimidi’s…

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Pay It Forward Day: Nevada Big Give and more

Today is Pay It Forward Day and all I can think about is how we’re going to make the world a better place. Actually, we are making it a better place. You show me that all the time. Whether it’s the success of the hate crimes event last week, your generous spirit in turning the…

Mid-week news round-up: military at pride parade, the sexist dairy campaign and more!

It’s hot out there, and I don’t just mean the weather: Have you been watching the week-long series on sexual violence airing on My News 3’s Healthline segment? It features Nevada Coalition Against Sexual Violence Executive Director Andrea Sundberg speaking on a variety of issues related to sexual violence. (Full disclosure: I am on the…