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AR LGBT Center's Closure Leaves Former Residents Struggling

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I see a name in there that I know IRL.  Andrea Zekis who is the interim Executive Director is capable of getting it back together.  I am happy to see her involved with them, she has a history of turning things around and getting them done.  I do not like calling names, but Cis people who are unavailable and distant from Trans clients in these situations are just NOT going to get it right.

 

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