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December 9, 2011

GLAAD Mourns Seattle's Danny Vega

Over the past week, Seattle’s Southside, Filipino and LGBT communities have gathered to mourn the loss of Danny Vega, an openly gay Filipino American man who died on November 27 from injuries received during a brutal attack in which he was beaten and robbed while taking a walk in his Rainier Valley neighborhood on November 15. He was 58 years old.

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PAC Formed to Support El Paso Mayor

LGBT people in El Paso, Texas, recently formed a political action committee to challenge the recall of Mayor John Cook and council members Steve Ortega and Susie Byrd, who have been targeted because of their opposition to an ordinance meant to take away health protections for partners of city employees.
December 8, 2011


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