Frequently Asked Questions
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E-mail, Media and Contact
Behavior, Dress, Restrooms
Visiting Las Vegas
What is Diva Las Vegas?
What do you do at Diva Las Vegas?
What's the difference between Diva Las Vegas and other events such as Fantasia Fair, Be-All, Southern Comfort, etc.?
When does this happen?
How long has this been going on?
What do I need to do if I want more information?
Is Diva Las Vegas a sexually-oriented event?
Does Diva Las Vegas occur at the same exact time each year?
What is the exact, correct name of this event?
What have the attendance totals been over the years?
What were the dates of previous DLV events?
What if I have a question which is not covered by this FAQ?
How do I register and does it cost anything to register?
I'm F to M, am I still welcome?
I'm under 21 years of age, can I still attend?
But didn't you once allow 18-20 year olds to attend?
Are spouses, significant others, and children welcome at Diva Las Vegas?
When I get to Las Vegas, how do I "check in" and make contact with the group?
What is the deadline for registration?
What's your policy on admirers? Are admirers welcome?
Do I still have to register if I only want to do 1 or 2 activities with the group?
I'm local to Las Vegas and want to attend, what should I do?
I registered for DLV once but did not show up. Am I still welcome?
What is expected of me? Are there any conditions of participation?
About how many people will be attending?
Are single (unaccompanied) women (GG's) allowed to attend?
Quite honestly, I'm scared. I might back out. Can you help me?
I'm bringing somebody with me. Should we register as a couple or individually?
Can I bring guests? Family members? Other TGs? Friends?
About how many partners and "Significant Others" participate in Diva Las Vegas?
What are some of the activities that are planned?
How many meals are included?
What if I want to attend religious services when I'm in Las Vegas?
How do I sign up for golf?
What do I do if I want to sign up for golf and nothing else?
When will the activity locations be announced?
But can I get a list of activity locations just in case I decide to show up?
I've been told that all you do at Diva Las Vegas is eat and drink and you don't do any of the "fun" stuff. What's the story?
Why don't the public working schedules show activity locations?
Where is everybody staying? Is there an official or host hotel?
But there's this other hotel which is just as nice. Why don't you add it to your list?
Are any discount, promotional or group hotel rates available.
What about local transportation to the DLV activities?
Why was the "Ride Share Program" discontinued.
But I'm new, scared, and I don't know anyone and I won't have a car. What in the world do I do for a ride?
I've never taken a taxi in girlmode before. What's the procedure, etiquette, etc.?
What about the Monorail? The city bus? The shuttles?
What about ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft?
How about clubs and bars that are TG-friendly?
What about performance-type activities, such as an amateur drag show, karaoke, etc.?
Can I really go out dressed in Las Vegas?
Is there any dress code for Diva Las Vegas? What should I plan to bring to wear?
What do you suggest I do if I want to attend but I've never been out in public before?
Are changing facilities available?
About how much does it cost to attend DLV?
I'm on a very tight budget but I still want to attend. What advice can you give me?
What's the story on these "donations" that you are requesting?
What is the Big Sister Program?
I'm new. How do I request the assistance of a Big Sister?
Are there any guarantees with the Big Sister program?
What can I do if I don't sign up for a Big Sister but find I need one during the event?
Will my Big Sister give me a ride to the DLV activities?
What if I get "stuck" in my hotel room or motor vehicle?
Where do I find the number of the Big Sister Hotline?
What can I do if I get no answer or get stuck in Voice Mail Jail on the Big Sister Hotline?
What do I do if I want to volunteer to be a Big Sister?
What are the necessary qualifications to become a Big Sister?
E-mail, Media and Contact
What's the story with the new "divalas.vegas" domain?
What is the best e-mail address to use to send e-mail to Diva Las Vegas?
Are there any other administrative, miscellaneous or technical contact e-mail addresses?
How do I join the Diva Las Vegas mailing list?
I'm no longer interested in DLV but I keep getting your stupid mailings! What do I have to do to get off your list?
My e-mail to DLV keeps getting returned as undeliverable. Help!
Who, exactly, receives e-mail addressed to DLV?
I sent in e-mail and never received a response, what should I do?
I sent in an announcement to your e-mail list or Discussion Forum and it was not published. What's going on?
Are there any postal mail or voice telephone contacts for Diva Las Vegas.
Do you have a local storefront, walk-in office or a local representative?
I keep getting "Page not found" or "Page cannot be displayed" when trying to view one of your web pages.
I get this "There is nothing here of any interest" message when I try to view your web page.
Do you have any kind of a banner exchange or link exchange program?
I tried to join your mailing list but I got no response. What's going on?
I used to be on your list, but I haven't received anything lately.
When should I use that "emergency" DLV e-mail address?
I got spam which gave one of the Diva Las Vegas e-mail addresses as that of the sender.
I've seen DLV brochures, posters, and flyers. Can I get some of these?
I got this "Please do not invite DLV to social network sites" notice and I swear I never invited you!
I get error messages when I try to enter ratings or comments on the Big List.
The Konami Code won't work on your web site.
One of your web pages does not properly display in my browser. What should I do?
Do you ever sell or give out your mailing lists?
I get a "blocked" or "banned" message when I try to view your web site. What can I do?
What is the Attendee Information Portal?
How do I volunteer to help out with Diva Las Vegas?
In what areas are you in need of help?
How about the "behind the scenes" work such as setting up, working sound and lights, etc.?
What about photography? I work part time as a ... and I ...
Do volunteers get such things as free registration and free rooms?
Hey, I've got this dynamite idea about something I know the group would like to do!
I would really like to help, but I don't have a clue as to what to do. Can you still use me?
I'm quite shy of such things as cold-calling vendors. Can I still help?
What is "voting status" and how is this attained?
Are there any volunteer duties which do not count toward voting status?
Am I allowed to volunteer if I haven't attended DLV yet?
Who, exactly, is in charge of Diva Las Vegas? Who really calls the shots?
How are the various leadership positions within DLV filled?
What's your policy on photography?
I'm a reporter/photographer/writer/whatever and want to cover your event. What do I need to do?
When will the photos of the latest event be posted?
How can I tell if the photos of the latest event are on line?
Why does this take so long?
I attended the last DLV. How can I preview the photos?
How do I request a particular photo to be removed?
What are the valid reasons for requesting a photo to be removed?
How many photos can I request to be removed?
How long does it take to process a removal request?
I requested removal and the photos are still there!
Behavior, Dress, Restrooms
What does "BDR" stand for?
What is the basis of the BDR guidelines?
Why do you have so many rules?
Why is this necessary? None of the other TG events have this!
What exactly are these rules, guidelines, or whatever it is that you call them?
What is the legal status regarding public restrooms in the Las Vegas area?
Then what's the story on this "Awful Restroom Law" which I keep hearing about?
So, what does all of this mean? Which restroom should I use?
What if I'm fully-transitioned and have that coveted "F" on my ID? What if I'm a GG?
But I've been using public restrooms for decades and never had any issues!
What are some examples of good practice regarding restroom use?
What are some examples of poor restroom practice?
Visiting Las Vegas
I'm gonna be in Las Vegas soon. Do you have any recommendations on what I can do and places I can go?
Are there any regular gathering places for TGs in Las Vegas?
I'm looking for a safe place where I can hang out and just be myself for a while.
What about the big Las Vegas casinos? Are these safe to go out to?
How about those trendy nightclubs? Are TGs welcome at these?
I'm in need of a makeover, a wig, lingerie, shoes, clothing. Where can I go?
I'm wondering if there's going to be anyone else in town when I am and if they might want to get together and do the town?
How should I dress when I go out in Las Vegas?
Uh, what if I'm interested in finding somebody and, well, you know, "hooking up"?
What is MyDLV?
What's available to me with MyDLV?
How do I join MyDLV?
How much does it cost to join MyDLV?
How much space do I get for my photo gallery and blog postings?
So what happened to all of the archived forum postings and back issues of the mailing list?
What about such things as real-time chat?
I'm a total klutz with computers! Can I still set up a blog or gallery?
Who sponsors Diva Las Vegas?
Is Diva Las Vegas affiliated with any other TG events?
Is Las Vegas really that "TG-friendly" and safe?
What about handicapped facilities?
Will there be any vendors there? Are there any shops in the area that cater to TG people?
I don't know anybody else who's going. I feel a bit uneasy, kind of like I'm not going to be part of the "club"
What's this I keep hearing, something about a 7-11?
I'm a vendor, can I come and try to sell my stuff to your people?
I don't have Internet access and I am serious about attending. What are my options?
I'm curious about how the weather will be in Las Vegas during DLV.
What warnings, cautions, and suggestions do you have?
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