Bouquets of flowers sit on a corner Monday, Nov. 21, near the site of the Nov. 19 mass shooting at a Club Q in Colorado Springs. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) In the wake of the Nov.
19 mass shooting at Club Q in Colorado Springs, Summer Westerbur, a queer business owner who splits their time between Colorado and Florida, announced today (Tuesday, Nov.
22) that she is working in partnership with Sunserve and local LGBTQ community leaders to build a Pride Center in Colorado Springs.
Westerbur created a GoFundMe page to help raise the money necessary for the facility. On the fundraising page, Westerbur said the new Pride Center would “provide a dedicated safe to provide life-affirming services to the LGBTQ community of Colorado Springs.” She wrote, “Colorado Springs Pride Center closed in 2015.