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April 28, 2015

Sin City turns sapphic!

Las Vegas – ever the playground of straight people and unwanted male attention – transformed into a Sapphic Sin City last weekend.

Thousands of lovely lesbians and bisexual women from around the world converged for the fourth year of Dinah Vegas.

October 10, 2014

The Nevada city’s Marriage License Bureau says that it issued 40 licenses on the first day it was legally allowed to do so – with many couples rushing to tie the knot

Following the decision taken earlier this week by the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals to strike down Nevada's constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, same-sex weddings have begun to take place in Las Vegas.

October 8, 2014

One man asks on Facebook: 'Will they have drive thru weddings for guys? You know we are always in a hurry'

Las Vegas likes to think of itself as the marriage capitol of the world.

So it's no surprise that the city's tourism industry is celebrating the news that same-sex marriage is now legal in the state of Nevada.

The Las Vegas Convention & Tourism Authority has posted a photo on its Facebook page of the iconic Las Vegas sign altered to have the word fabulous appear in rainbow colors to match the LGBTI pride flag.

'Vegas just got more fabulous,' the caption states.

May 4, 2012

Drink & Drag is set to become largest employer of drag queens in Las Vegas

Las Vegas is opening what owners claim will be the United States' first bar and gaming venue staffed solely by drag queens tomorrow (5 May).

Glamour will be taking centre stage as the bar Drink & Drag opens in the Nevada gambling capital employing over 24 full-time drag artistes.

It is set to become the largest employer of drag queens in the US.

The 22,000-square-foot venue is the brainchild of leading US nightclub Krave.

It will feature 12 bowling lanes, billiards and a 100-inch projector HD console lit by jewel-encrusted chandeliers.

March 28, 2012

Host of NBC's The Voice made comment during LA morning radio show

Carson Daly, host of NBC's The Voice, said on his LA morning radio show Wednesday (28 March) that gay people could not have subdued a JetBlue pilot who went berserk on a flight from New York to Las Vegas this week.