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We Need To Talk About Being Queer in Las Vegas In-Person

What is the queer community like in Las Vegas? How have anti-trans, anti-drag and book banning legislation impacted life in Las Vegas? Our diverse panel of experts will share their experiences on LGBTQ+ life in our beautiful city and discuss the issues the queer community is facing.

Guest Host

Kevin Sebastian, Teaching & Learning Librarian for Online Education, UNLV Libraries


  • Antioco Carrillo (‘00 & ‘03, Social Work), Executive Director, Aid for AIDS of Nevada
  • Laura Hernandez, Director of Youth and Senior Programs, The LGBTQIA+ Center of Southern Nevada
  • AJ Huth, Director of Public Affairs & Civic Engagement, The LGBTQIA+ Center of Southern Nevada
  • Dennis McBride (‘77 & ‘82), Las Vegas Queer Historian
  • Lukas Serrano, HIV Patient Manager, The LGBTQIA+ Center of Southern Nevada

Livestreaming of the event is provided by UNLV TV.

We Need to Talk is a program created in 2020 by UNLV Libraries and Greenspun College of Urban Affairs to foster discussions around race and seek solutions for a more inclusive society.

The discussion is co-sponsored by The LGBTQIA+ Center of Southern Nevada. 

Tuesday, April 9, 2024
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Time Zone:
Pacific Time - US & Canada (change)
Greenspun Hall (GUA)- Auditorium- 1st floor
UNLV Maryland (Main) Campus
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