We Speak Their Names

may we all find the safety that we deserve. may we hold each other closer. and may we all continue to protect each other.

we mourn and rage those lost, injured, and impacted by the attack at club q, the beloved lgbtq club in colorado springs. 

we speak the names of the five people who did not survive the attack. may the world never forget. 

Raymond Green Vance (he/him)
Kelly Loving (she/her)
Daniel Aston (he/him)
Derrick Rump (he/him)
Ashley Paugh (she/ her)

friends and family have said that Raymond will be remembered as a “kind, selfless young adult with his entire life ahead of him.”

“She was like a trans mother to me…She came into my life at a special moment where I was so down and didn’t believe in myself.” – Natalee Skye Bingham

Daniel was a proud Trans man who touched a lot of lives in such a short period of time. “He had so much more life to give to us, and to all his friends and to himself.” – Daniel’s mom

Rump’s mother described her son to ABC News as a “kind, loving person who had a heart of gold” who was always there for the people he loved when they needed.

Ashley Paugh was a proud mother who loved her family and was committed to her work with a nonprofit that helps find homes for foster children.

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