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Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel - Gay OwnedEvent Location in Las Vegas, NV, USA

Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel
1205 Las Vegas Blcd. So., Las Vegas, NV, 89104, USA

Phone: 1 702 384-0771
Toll Free: 1 800 574-4450
Fax: 1 702 384-0190
Contact: Brian Mills

Serving: Las Vegas, North Las Vegas, Henderson
Purple Unions Disc: 10%, Mention PURPLE UNIONS, Package min. $375 Doesn't apply to tax or Minister fees

Gay Wedding Event Location in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Viva Las Vegas is the only gay owned and operated Wedding Chapel in Las Vegas. We have been performing same sex commitment ceremonies since we opened our doors in 1999. As same sex marriage draws near to becoming legal, we are proud and excited to be the most gay friendly chapel in town.
USA, NV, Las Vegas - Gay Owned

Lakeside Weddings & Events - Gay FriendlyEvent Location in Las Vegas, NV, USA

Lakeside Weddings & Events
2620 Regatta Dr, Ste 102, Las Vegas, NV, 89128, USA

Phone: 1 702 240-5290
Toll Free: 1 800 939-9296
Fax: 1 702 242-1120
Contact: Karolynn McMurray

Serving: Nevada
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Event Location in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Lakeside Center is one of Las Vegas' most exclusive properties. Offering an oasis of services right on the shores of Lake Jacqueline in the Desert Shores/Summerlin community. Our facility was built with only the highest standard of quality.
USA, NV, Las Vegas - Gay Friendly

Del Angel Banquet Hall LLC - Gay FriendlyEvent Location in N Las Vegas, NV, USA

Del Angel Banquet Hall LLC
3636 N. Las Vegas Blvd.#D, N Las Vegas, NV, 89115, USA

Phone: 1 702 643-0022
Contact: Ray Shemouel

Serving: Las Vegas
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Event Location in N. Las Vegas, NV, USA. We would like to offer wedding, reception or any other occasions services to gay and lesbian community. Del Angel Banquet Hall should be your first call for all your special events. We have two beautiful ballrooms that can accommodate from 50 to 350 guests.
USA, NV, N. Las Vegas - Gay Friendly

Rev. Lucie King - Gay FriendlyOfficiants in Lake Tahoe, NV, USA

Rev. Lucie King
PO 11280, Lake Tahoe, NV, 89448, USA

Phone: 1 775 588-3762
Toll Free: 1 800 304-0570
Fax: 1 775 588-2804
Contact: Rev. Lucie King

Serving: Lake Tahoe
Purple Unions Disc: No

Gay Wedding Officiants in Zephyr Cove, NV, USA. I require a reservation.
USA, NV, Zephyr Cove - Gay Friendly

As a gay couple together since 1992, we believe that marriage and all the responsibilities and benefits that come with it should be available to committed gay and lesbian couples everywhere. So we created Purple Unions, a place where gay and lesbian couples can find gay friendly wedding vendors to help them plan their perfect wedding day.

Although Nevada does not allow or recognize marriages between gay and lesbian couples, the state did pass a domestic partner bill in October, 2009, giving gay and lesbian couples some rigths. A lawsuit is currently working its way through the courts. The state does allow adoption by gay and lesbian couples.

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Relationship Recognition: Domestic Partnerships
Out of State Recognition: No
Adoption: Yes

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Ninth Circuit Panel Hears Marriage Equality Cases from Idaho, Hawaii, and Nevada

Sep 9th, 2014

Yesterday, a three-judge panel at the Ninth Circuit heard marriage equality cases from Idaho, Hawaii, Nevada. Equality on Trial reports:

Much discussion was made of the proper level of constitutional scrutiny which should be applied to the laws. Judge Berzon suggested that marriage equality proponents would be... read_more

Ninth Circuit to Hear Marriage Equality Cases from Hawaii, Idaho, and Nevada Today

Sep 8th, 2014

Today is the day for the next big marriage equality hearing at Circuit Court level Ė cases from Hawaii, Idaho, and Nevada. LGBTQ Nation reports:

A federal appeals court on Monday is set to consider same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Nevada and Hawaii. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has scheduled two hours of arguments Monday on whether such... read_more

Another Marriage Equality Appeals Court Hearing Monday

Sep 6th, 2014

Wow, we're really in the thick of it. There's yet another circuit court hearing on marriage equality coming up on Monday. HRC reports:

On Monday, September 8, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit will hear arguments in marriage equality court cases from Hawaii, Idaho and Nevada after federal district court rulings were appealed. Jackson v. Abercrombie... read_more

Three Judge Panel Announced for Ninth Circuit Marriage Equality Hearing

Sep 3rd, 2014

It looks like the three-judge panel that will hear marriage equality cases from Idaho, Hawaii, Nevada next week's swings liberal. Towleroad.com reports:

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has announced the 3 judge panel that will hear challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Idaho, Hawaii and Nevada: Judges Stephen Reinhardt, Ronald M. Gould and Marsha S. Berzon. All three were... read_more

Another Big Circuit Court Hearing For Marriage Equality September 8th

Aug 29th, 2014

The hits just keep coming. We've got another big Circuit Court hearing coming up, this one in the Ninth Circuit, covering cases from Idaho, Nevada, and Hawaii. Passport Magazine reports:

On September 8th the 9th Circuit Court will hear oral arguments beginning at the James R Browning US Courthouse, 95 7th Street, San Francisco. The arguments concern laws banning marriage... read_more

Gay Travel: Six Smaller Gay Friendly US Cities

Jun 28th, 2014

Last week Lauren Conrad blew up her social media over a flap with a restaurant in Cabo San Lucas. Apparently they wouldn't let same-sex couples to participate in some bar games that were going on. So Lauren took her bachelorette party and left. This got us in the office thinking about outside of the usual Miami, NY, and San... read_more

New Nevada Marriage Equality Group

Jun 27th, 2014

There's a new Nevada marriage equality group, and they are pushing for same sex marriage in the state within two years. The Las Vegas Review Journal reports: Freedom Nevada, a nonprofit coalition, this month formed a statewide 20-member advisory committee that includes lawmakers, attorneys, religious organizations and equal opportunity organizations, among others. "People have a fundamental right to form families,"... read_more

Which US States Are Likely To Move Ahead On Marriage Equality This Summer

Jun 4th, 2014

Our friend Matt Baume speculates on which states will next see movement toward marriage equality. The Huffington Post reports:

Texas, Nevada, Michigan and Idaho: All four are poised to make major strides toward the freedom to marry this summer. Last week multiple courts announced schedules for court dates in all four states.
The first one to watch is Texas, where briefings... read_more

Nevada Marriage Equality Lawsuit Will Finally be Heard at Ninth Circuit

May 24th, 2014

The Ninth Circuit will finally hear the Nevada marriage equality case, which has been on hold since 2012. Equality on Trial reports:

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered Sevcik v. Sandoval, Lambda Legal's challenge to Nevada's same-sex marriage ban, to be placed on their argument calendar. The case will be argued some time in September, though the order... read_more

USA, Nevada: GOP Drops Opposition to Marriage Equality

Apr 14th, 2014

The Nevada GOP just voted to drop opposition to abortion and marriage equality from its party platform. LGBTQ Nation reports:

The Nevada Republican Party stripped opposition to abortion and gay marriage from its platform Saturday as state convention delegates instead focused on judging fellow Republicans on their worthiness to serve in office and adherence to GOP values. The platform, with... read_more

USA, Nevada: County GOP Party Removes "Traditional Marriage" Plank from Platform

Apr 2nd, 2014

In a small but significant step, the local Clark County republican party made a big change to its platform. On Top Magazine reports:

The Clark County, Nevada Republican Party has voted to remove language from its platform defining marriage as "between a man and a woman." The change was overwhelmingly approved Saturday, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Another change is... read_more

Featured Gay Friendly Wedding Vendor: Lakeside Weddings & Events, Las Vegas, Nevada

Mar 14th, 2014

Periodically we'll feature one of our vendors here to let our readers know about some great people who can help you plan the perfect wedding.

Gay Wedding Event Location in Las Vegas, NV, USA. Lakeside Center is one of Las Vegas' most exclusive properties. Offering an oasis of services right on the shores of Lake Jacqueline in the Desert Shores/Summerlin community.... read_more

USA, Nevada: Arguments Scheduled, Postponed for Marriage Equality Case at 9th Circuit

Mar 11th, 2014

The Ninth Circuit also set a date - April 9th, to hear the Nevada marriage equality case. LGBTQ Nation reports:

A federal appeals court will hear oral arguments early next month on the challenge to Nevada's gay marriage ban, just days before another circuit considers other same-sex marriage prohibitions in Utah and Oklahoma. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in... read_more

USA, Nevada: Marriage Equality Ballot Initiative in 2016?

Feb 13th, 2014

A new group has formed to get marriage equality on the ballot in Nevada in 2016. Pink News reports:

A coalition of groups advocating for same-sex marriage in the US state of Nevada was launched this week, in order to push for a measure to legalise it in the state. Freedom Nevada was launched to coincide with Valentine's Day. It... read_more

USA, Nevada: Ninth Circuit Grants Expedited Hearing in Marriage Equality Case

Feb 13th, 2014

Now that the state has stopped defending its ban on marriage equality, the Ninth Circuit agreed to let the state leave the case, and branded an expedited hearing. SDGLN reports:

"The fact that the government defendants no longer are defending Nevada's exclusion of same-sex couples from marriage makes any delay in these loving and committed couples securing the relief they... read_more

USA, Nevada: What Happens Next for Marriage Equality Lawsuit?

Feb 11th, 2014

Now that the state has withdrawn from defending its ban on gay marriage, what happens next? Dot429 has some thoughts:

...it's possible that the 9th Circuit will not allow the state's brief to be withdrawn; in 2011, when the federal Department of Justice chose to cease defending DOMA, the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals refused to allow it to withdraw... read_more

USA, Nevada: Attorney General Gives Up Fight Against Marriage Equality

Feb 10th, 2014

Nevada's AG has given up the fight to keep the state's ban on gay marriage, with the Governor's blessing. LGBTQ Nation reports:

Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto, in a motion filed with the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, said Nevada's legal arguments in defense of the voter-approved prohibition are no longer viable in light of the court's recent ruling that... read_more

Downtown is Las Vegas's Bargain Hotspot

Nov 21st, 2013

The long-neglected downtown area of Las Vegas is making a comeback. Shedding its recent reputation for having fallen into disrepair, this area is shrugging off the years that developers spent concentrating on the more accessible Strip. But with the recent opening of hotel-casino Downtown Grand, at the site of the old Lady Luck casino, a much-needed dose of luxury has been... read_more

Gay Travel: Kayaking Las Vegas

Sep 24th, 2013

Itís easy to trade the wild ways of Las Vegas for the wilds of the nearby Colorado River: All it takes is a call to a boating outfitter and a federally-approved form of ID. Thatís because the overnight float trips in the Black Canyon put in just below the Hoover Dam, 30 miles (48 kilometers) southeast of Las Vegas. The massive... read_more

Nevada Senate Votes 12-9 To Repeal Marriage Equality Ban As Lawmaker Comes Out

Apr 23rd, 2013

The move to repeal Nevada's ban on same-sex marriages move forward yesterday, as the Senate voted 12 to 9 to approve the measure. During the debate, Sen. Kelvin Atkinson came out. Towleroad reports:

One Republican joined with Democrats to vote in favor of the resolution and lawmakers debated for more than an hour. The debate included this, the Las... read_more

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