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Queer Front Range Community Responds to Club Q Shooting

In the days since the Nov. 19 shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs that left five dead and 25 more injured, the local queer community and their allies have been commemorating the lives lost and comforting those affected. Billed as an all-inclusive nightclub, Club Q has long been a respite for the queer population in a conservative Christian city that’s home to prominent anti-trans and homophobic organizations.