Dear Hannah Gadsby, thank you for Nanette

Dear Hannah Gadsby, Thank you. Thank you first and foremost for existing. Thank you for existing in the margins. Thank you for your jokes, your “lesbianing,” your non-binary gender in a binary world, for being a “quiet gay” who likes the sound a teacup makes on a saucer, your art history degree, for hating baby…

Gender Justice Nevada hosts intersex awareness event

The following is a guest post by Gender Justice Nevada Director Jane Heenan. Please join us for this historic gathering! Saturday June 9, 12-3pm CSN West Charleston, K-101 No Cost to Attend Light Refreshments Served We at GJNV are beyond proud to gather together this truly all-star panel advocating for intersex families and communities. We…

Special edition: SCOTUS rules #LoveWins

There is no doubt that June 26, 2015 will go down as an historic day for civil rights and equality for all people in America. Yesterday, the Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states! The closing paragraph of the decision, written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, pretty…

The big SOTU moments

With this first State of the Union of President Barrack Obama’s final term, the message is clear. We can do this. He said it over and over tonight. As he unveiled plans that “will not cost a penny more,” the guiding premise was that America has some work to do to reclaim its rightful place…

The Progressive Agenda: A Legislative Wish List

Today marks the start of 77th (regular) session of the Nevada Legislature! Can you feel the excitement? For the next 120 days of the (regular) session, people across the state will be watching (and hopefully participating in great events like Grass Roots Lobby Days) as our representatives tackle the business of the Silver State. And…