2013 Archive

Fil Corbitt

Nevada Rancher, Former Rodeo Queen, Refuses to Give Up

Pat Rahbeck takes a break from loading hay - these hay bails weigh almost as much as her.
Pat Rahbeck is stubborn as hell.
She’s the kind of rancher that Nevada clings on to for a sense of identity. A state known for slot machines, alcoholism and paid sex wants to push a different set of traits: tough, resilient, independent.

Regina Revazova

All or Nothing

Jean is a compulsive gambler. She has lost her self-respect, the trust of her loved ones, and lots of money. Now comes the biggest ante of her life.

Zachary Volkert

Trans* Porn Empire

Zachary was studying journalism at the University of Nevada when he found his first paid writing gig, and inadvertently stepped into a subculture he never knew existed.

Kamille Wong

Teen Mom Turns Childbirth Advocate

As a teenager, Mary Gilbert thought having sex was the only way to land a boyfriend. She got pregnant at 19. Five years later she’s a self-taught activist who helps others learn about sex, sexual health and motherhood.

Alexa Ard

A Competitor

At 16, Gabby Williams of Reno, Nevada, is a national standout in women’s basketball. The only obstacle now is a serious injury and her own determination.