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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Women are learning how to stand up to danger; see an expert in action

Vanitii Fair, a 24-year-old female impersonator, walks through Capitol Hill on a recent evening. Fair says Seattle is safe to traverse when using common sense: stick to well-lit areas, walk with friends and "don't travel inebriated." The LGBTQ social-justice group Social Outreach Seattle will be holding self-defense courses on Capitol Hill over the summer.