Nevada is located in the western United States, best known for its
legalization of gambling, the gaming industry and prostitution, which itself is legal
in no other state. The capital is Carson City.
Nevada's nickname is "The Silver State" or "The Sagebrush State", and the
state's motto is "All for Our Country". Nevada is also one of only a few
states with no personal income tax and no corporate income tax.
Nevada is home to Nellis Air Force Base, a major testing and training
base of the United States Air Force.
Nevada Gay Issues:
2002 - Anti-Gay Marriage Constitutional Amendment (ban marriage for same sex couples).
Has domestic violence laws that are gender neutral and include household members and dating partners
Has no sodomy laws.
Second-Parent Adoption For Gays And Lesbians
Trial courts have granted second-parent adoptions
Sexually Oriented Hate Crimes
Has hate crime laws that include crimes based in sexual orientation
State Nondiscrimination Laws
1999 - Laws banning discrimination based on sexual orientation
Some Nevada Cities: Boulder City - Carson City - Central Sierra - Fallon - Henderson - Incline Village
Lake Tahoe - Las Vegas - Laughlin - Mesquite - Pahrump - Reno - Sparks - Virginia City
Wells - Yerington