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Domestic Partnerships For Nevada

One day after the Nevada Senate overrode Gov. Jim Gibbons’ veto of their domestic partners bill, the state Assembly did the same. The deadline to pass the legislation was today, Monday June 1st, and both chambers of the state legislature worked through the weekend to achieve this major win for LGBT Nevadans. In what supporters are calling a historic moment, …

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Friendly Voices – Harrah’s Jan Jones

“Most of us in Nevada absolutely support gay and lesbian rights. This is a big fight. We’re not ready to give up. We want to override the veto. We’re not walking away from you; don’t walk away from us.” – Senior vice president of Harrah’s Entertainment Jan Jones, telling the Advocate that her company continues to stand behind the LGBT …

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Harrah’s Comes Out For Nevada’s Gays

The Harrah’s chain of Las Vegas casinos and hotels has written a letter to Nevada’s legislature warning about a potential loss in gay tourism if Gov. Gibbons vetoes that state’s pending domestic partners bill. In a letter to lawmakers, Harrah’s Senior Vice President Jan Jones said that Nevada must compete with other destinations for the growing gay and lesbian business …

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