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DMV makes it easier to alter gender on Nevada driver’s licenses

Thursday, June 7, 2018|2 a.m.

. The Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles recently made it much easier for people to change the gender noted on their driver’s licenses and recognition cards.

If an individual’s gender expression is different than their sex at birth, the state previously required a physician’s approval prior to changing an ID card. That action is not required.

Jane Heenan, the medical director for Gender Justice Nevada, said the old policy included more costs and stress for trans and gender-nonconforming people, pointing out a case where a person couldn’t find a doctor to accept the form and needed to spend cash on multiple medical professional check outs.

“Motorist certifies not need any sort of external consent or affirmation from doctor of any kind,” Heenan said. “It reduces the complexities of this process, which are currently extremely complex for individuals looking for to make these changes. Raising that concern is substantial.”

An updated motorist’s license costs $9.25 and a brand-new ID card is $8.25. It takes 14 to Thirty Days to get the brand-new cards, inning accordance with the DMV.

The DMV has actually worked to bring its practices in line with other licensing and records companies, including the Nevada Department of Health and Human Solutions, which altered its rules in 2016 to enable individuals to alter the gender on their birth certificate utilizing a self-declaration procedure.

“Needing medical certification of gender identity is an outdated practice,” DMV spokesperson Kevin Malone stated.

The DMV is also working toward adding an alternative on ID cards for those who do not identify as male or female.

“We are preparing to include a nonbinary gender marker,” Malone stated. “However, this requires computer system programs and substantial screening with law enforcement and other stakeholders to guarantee they receive the appropriate information.”

There is no date set for when the new choice will be offered.

Las Vegas Sun reporter Mick Akers contributed to this report.

Las Vegas gambling establishments alter '' do not disturb ' policies, MGM refuses remark


Some Las Vegas casinos have reevaluated security policies to keep guests safe and prevent catastrophes in the wake of the 1 October shooting. Most just recently, the parent business of The Orleans Casino has actually adjusted its “do not disturb” policy.

David Strow, the vice president of corporate communications for Boyd Gaming, verified that personnel will now conduct security and welfare examine any room that has a “do not interrupt” placard on the door after two consecutive days.

“All visitors are encouraged of this policy upon check-in,” Strow wrote in an email. “The policy uses to all Boyd Gaming residential or commercial properties across the country, including our 10 hotels in the Las Vegas Valley.”

Strow said the policy was altered from three days to two days after the 1 October shooting.

Latrail Smith, a Las Vegas regional who has remained at The Orleans, stated he mores than happy with the change.

“They’re doing their task. It’s the respect. They’re attempting to help,” he stated. “You naked? You got to shower? You have actually got to do your task to make sure you’re safe. Answer the door or something. Ensure, ‘Yeah, I ready.”

“Personally I think it’s a smart idea,” English tourist Peter Elliot stated. “In truth, I would state after 24 Hr surely they should be investigating regarding exactly what’s going on or why the space hasn’t been vacated or the cleaners cannot be confessed.”

MGM and Caesars keep policies shrouded, Wynn stays transparent

Lots of casinos have similar policies, however MGM Resorts decreased to comment on its practices.

MGM Resorts owns and operates Mandalay Bay.

“I think it’s incorrect. I believe they must be transparent about exactly what the rules are going to be either now or in the future,” Elliot said. “I believe it crosses our mind when you see it on British TELEVISION, however you’ve got to put it in the back of your mind when you go on vacation, otherwise you wouldn’t go anywhere.”

Last month, the CEO of Wynn Resorts said the handling of “do not disturb” placards was one of the problems that the majority of concerned him when he looked back on the scenarios of the Path 91 Harvest shooting.

“Being in a room for 3 days in a ‘do not disrupt’ circumstance? That would’ve triggered an alarm here,” Steve Wynn informed Fox News. “We ‘d go into the room. We ‘d would like to know more about anybody who was sequestered in a room for more than 12 hours.”

Erica Johnson-McElroy, a spokesperson for Caesars Home entertainment, did not go into specifics on how last month’s mass shooting has actually changed the method staff manages security.

“We do not comment openly on our security-related policies and treatments,” she composed in an email. “However, we are evaluating security measures as a result of the 1 October shooting.”

MGM’s concealed policy is anticipated to be the subject of several suits. If MGM has a comparable “do not disturb” policy, legal representatives will ask whether it was enforced in the days preceeding the shooting. If MGM Resorts does not have a similar policy, attorneys will likely wish to know why.

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New '' Daily Show ' host states tenor will alter, not targets


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Trevor Noah postures for a picture at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Calif., Wednesday, July 29, 2015. Noah said politics and the media will certainly stay targets of the program he will inherit from Jon Stewart.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015|5:48 p.m.

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.– Inbound “Daily Program” host Trevor Noah said politics and the media will stay targets of the program however the viewpoint will certainly be distinctively his.

“The show still has its voice. It’s just I’m at the helm taking things in a somewhat various direction, but still aiming to get to the very same end location,” Noah stated Wednesday during a Q&A session with TELEVISION critics.

Outgoing host Jon Stewart is a middle-aged Jewish man from New Jersey, Noah stated, while he’s a 31-year-old half-black, half-white South African man who’s spent about five years in America as he’s pursued his funny profession.

“Take a look at concerns in America right now, state practically racial inequality, Jon and I come from totally different viewpoints,” he said. “Jon would have to understand; I myself come from a totally various location.”

The show is keeping its senior producing personnel, Comedy Central has stated and which channel executive Kent Alterman declared at the Tv Critics Association session. The emphasis on stability makes sense: “Daily Program” with Stewart has actually been a foundation of the channel’s success.

Noah said he’ll be searching for affirmation from Stewart that he’s doing right by the program. Stewart leaves Aug. 6 and Noah takes control of Sept. 28.

“The biggest pressure … is measuring up to the expectations that Jon has of me. Jon believes in me,” he stated. There will certainly be comparisons made in between them, he acknowledged, but it’s not his intent to instantly match what Stewart has constructed over a period of years.

“I have a structure set up by a splendidly smart, amusing man,” he said.

While the program’s focus on domestic issues will remain, consisting of how the media addresses them, Noah stated he will widen the long-time emphasis on Fox News Channel since the sources of news in the online era are much more substantial.

He likewise plans to address global issues that are resonating in America, stated Noah, who said he speaks seven languages.

The comedian was favored by fans and critics when he performed his stand-up act Tuesday night at a theater in Santa Monica, California. He put the focus on subjects consisting of black deaths at the hands of law enforcement rather than politics.

Throughout Wednesday’s Q&A, he was self-assured and relaxed as he fielded concerns that included the backlash to jokes that the comedian had tweeted several years back, including ones that buffooned Jews and ladies.

Noah politely dismissed the tweets as a few among many, recommending they were evaluated harshly in part since Americans were unfamiliar with him and his comical point of view. Prior to coming to the United States, he ‘d established a worldwide fan base.

“Thankfully, Funny Central hasn’t limited me to 140 characters on the show, so I need to be able to (speak) in a better, well-formed way,” he said.

When Noah was asked why he seemed so imperturbable, he traced it back to a difficult early life that included a family beset by domestic violence and a native nation battling to break free from apartheid. Both his family and country are much better off now, he said.

“Maybe I have actually been tainted by hope and optimism. Maybe that’s why I’m unflappable. I’m mixed now only in my blood but my life,” he stated. There are issues that get him “riled up,” he included, but he likes to believe before he acts.