LGBT Leader George Zander Dead At 71

Lydia O’Connor | The Huffington Post | December 11, 2015

George Zander, a prominent LGBT rights advocate in Palm Springs, California, died Thursday. He was 71.

Zander served as a regional field manager for the LGBT rights group Equality California, which confirmed his death to The Huffington Post. His death comes just over a month after he and his husband, Chris Zander, were attacked outside a nightclub by men yelling gay slurs.

Zander’s husband shared the news on his private Facebook account, local outlets KESQ News and The Desert Sun reported, but did not disclose the cause of Zander’s death.

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