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New Horizons Nevada Senior GLBT Community Service Center


Dear friends,
We have been working diligently for 10 years to finally send you this email – we are now ready to open our New Horizons Nevada Senior GLBT Community Service Center – your past support has told us that we can do it.

OUR NEW LOCATION? – 900 Karen Ave. Suite C-116 / 118
(south side of the Commercial Center in the New Orleans Square)
(park in the Commercial Center Parking lot and walk through the New Orleans Square)
This looks to be the home of our new SENIOR GLBT Community Service Center
(as you can tell from the attached photos, we have a lot of work to do)
Its NOT rent free so we will have a monthly expense we have to account for.

Come join our cause – and lets make the Las Vegas Valley a better place to live for our Senior GLBT Community.
We need your help and support now more than ever. Help us grow / watch us grow.

PLEASE HELP – check out our website –


Pete & Loren
New Horizons Nevada

LGBTI History Month 2015 October 5-8

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month
Week 2: October 5-8

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Jason CollinsJason Collins – October 5

“I want to do the right thing and not hide anymore.”

Jason Collins is a retired professional American basketball player who played for 13 seasons with the NBA. During the 2012-13 season, Collins came out in Sports Illustrated before signing with the New Jersey Nets, making him the first openly gay athlete to play on any professional sports team in North America. (more)

Laverne CoxLaverne Cox – October 6

“It is revolutionary for any trans person to choose to be seen and visible in a world that tells us we should not exist.”

Laverne Cox is an American actress, producer and LGBT advocate best known for her role as a transgender prison inmate in the Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” She is the first openly transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy Award for acting and the first to appear on the cover of Time magazine. (more)

Clive DavisClive Davis – October 7

“To call me anything other than bisexual would be inaccurate.”

Clive Davis is a record producer who has won five Grammy Awards and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. He was the president of Columbia Records from 1967 to 1973 before founding Arista Records in 1975. He created J Records in 2000 and is currently the chief creative officer at Sony Music Entertainment. (more)

Elsie de WolfeElsie de Wolfe – October 8

“I opened the doors and windows of America, and let in the air and sunshine.”

Elsie de Wolfe, later known as Lady Mendl, introduced the world to the art of interior design. She saw the home as a medium for self-expression. (more)

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Editorial: Palm Beach County takes smart step forward on civil rights

Palm Beach Post | October 6, 2015


The Palm Beach County Commission has done a very fine thing by voting, 6-0, to expand human rights protections to those who patronize a wide range of businesses.

The vote on Sept. 22 to extend the county’s longstanding anti-discrimination law well beyond hotels, restaurants and theaters was an act of basic decency. It was also shrewd economics. A county that promotes itself as a tourist destination should signal that people of all sorts are welcome.

More fundamentally, we applaud the County Commission for taking a stand that expresses our best sense of community. We want it known that we reject the notion that it’s OK to harass black youth in department stores or deny dental service to a would-be patient wearing a hijab.

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Stonewall National Museum & Archives: Events for October 2015
TOMORROW NIGHT – Wednesday, October 7 from 5 – 11 pm

Stonewall Pub Crawl

and Coming Out Story Share with our new Video Booth!

An official Pride Fort Lauderdale kickoff event

Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery 2157 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors

A percentage of proceeds benefits Stonewall National Museum & Archives. Join us at these participating bars and restaurants along Wilton Drive:

Rosie’s, Thirteen, Mind Your Manors, Naked Grape, Rumors, Village Pub, Monkey Bar/Alibi, Gym Sports Bar, Hunters, Progress Bar, Thirteen Even, Courtyard Cafe, New York Grilled Cheese, Infinity Lounge, Pink Submarine, and Novel Tea.

Look for red and blue helium balloons

outside of participating bars and restaurants



TOMORROW NIGHT – Wednesday, October 7 from 5 – 11 pm

Share Your Coming Out Story in our Video Booth!

Join us while you are out on the Stonewall Pub Crawl as we kick off the exhibit “I Am, Too.” Coming Out Stories

Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery

2157 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors

Exhibition Sponsor Ronald Herron

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Make memories at Stonewall Pub Crawl in Wilton Manors. by Ben Crandell at

During the Stonewall Pub Crawl on Wednesday night individuals who identify as LGBTQ and their allied family and friends are invited to Stonewall Gallery to share their personal “Coming Out Story” experiences. Coming Out Stories, of up to two minutes in length, will be recorded in a private video booth custom designed for Stonewall Gallery.
At 7 pm, the evening includes a screening of the short 15-minute documentary “Coming Out in the 1950s: Stories of Our Lives” produced by the Pye/Harris Project, introduced by producer Phil Seigel. The film is first in a four part series, exploring Coming Out Stories during the 1950s, 1960s, 1970s and 1980s that will be shown every Wednesday at 7 pm throughout the “I Am, Too” Coming Out Stories exhibit.
COMING OUT IN THE 1950s In “Coming Out in the 1950s”, three teen journalists interview gay elders about their coming out experiences during the McCarthy era when there was no visible gay community. Stories include Hadley Hall, an ROTC member who was outed and summarily discharged, Ron Rebholz, an academic who gave up a promising relationship to pursue an education because of the fear he experienced if the relationship continued, and Phyllis Lyon on her experiences founding of the first lesbian organization in America, the Daughters of Bilitis.

Saturday, October 10 at 5pm

Tab Hunter Confidential

Stonewall National Museum & Archives is a proud Proud Community Partner of the MiFo Film Festival

Cinema Paradiso

503 SE 6th St, Fort Lauderdale

$13 Get Tickets Here

From Jeffrey Schwarz, director of I Am Divine and Video, comes a look at a closeted Hollywood Legend, In the 1950s, Tab Hunter is America’s Boy Next Door. Nothing, it seems, can damage his skyrocketing career. Nothing, that is, except for the fact that Tab Hunter is secretly gay. Now, Tab Hunter’s secret is out. In Tab Hunter Confidential we will meet, for the first time, the real Tab Hunter as he shares with us the whole story of a happy, healthy survivor of Hollywood’s roller coaster.
Get Tickets Here

Tuesday, October 27 at 7 pm – Stonewall Author Presentation

Batty Bwoy by Max-Arthur Mantle

Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery

2157 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors

Signed copies available for sale


Max-Arthur Mantle discusses his highly praised new novel with the context of LGBTQ issues in Jamaica and the Caribbean. Bwatty Boy presents the coming of age story of Mark Palmer, a black, gay, Jamaican where “Boom bye bye inna batty bwoy head” (meaning, gunshot to gay men) has replaced the island’s motto “Out of many one people.” The son of an overbearing, absentee, neglectful mother, he is thrust in an environment that requires a thick skin from torments and socio-economic disparities. Suppressing his “gay tendencies” to detract being bashed or murdered, he migrates to America and breaks free from the closet to a world where he is disenfranchised and arrested. As his life spirals from bad choices, he clings to desperate measures and finds hope.

Mantle has been an internationally published fashion photographer for over 15 years, garnering magazine covers, fashion editorial spreads and a photo book, BEACH BOYS, published by Bruno Gmunder (Berlin, Germany). Mantle took a break from the lens and returned to writing. His debut novel BATTY BWOY, the first in a trilogy, was released in April, 2015.


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Funding for this organization is provided in part by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners as recommended by the Broward Cultural Council.



Stonewall National Library & Archives

1300 East Sunrise Boulevard

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304

954-763-8565 Hours: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri 11 am – 6 pm, Wed 11 am – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 5 pm  Closed Sundays

Stonewall National Museum – Wilton Manors Gallery

2157 Wilton Drive

Wilton Manors, FL 33305  Hours: Tue – Sun 4 pm – 10 pm, Closed Mondays

Suspicious Timing in Release of Transgender Prisoner

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:

October 06, 2015, Cross Blog from The Recorder.

Michelle Norsworthy, a transgender woman A federal appellate panel on Monday questioned whether California prison officials accelerated the release of a transgender female prisoner to avoid having to provide her with sex-reassignment surgery.

In April, U.S. District Judge Jon Tigar of the Northern District of California ordered state officials to provide sex-reassignment surgery “as promptly as possible” for Michelle Norsworthy, a transgender woman who had been in state prison since 1987 for second-degree murder. Tigar, the second federal judge in the country to grant such an order, found that the state’s refusal to provide Norsworthy with the surgery amounted to cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment.

Officials with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation promptly appealed Tigar’s ruling to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, arguing that they had given Norsworthy appropriate care, including counseling and hormone therapy. However…

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Las Vegas Fun Festival October 31, 2015

(in living color)

The – $49 – Fun Festival registration has been extended to October 31st, 2015
– just cross through the date on the form –

We are way ahead of last year’s May Fun Festival Registration,
so we should have a GREAT turnout.
(its always a lot of fun to see old friends and meet new ones).


New Horizons Nevada

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