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"Warning: All homos will burn like faggots in hell." Police handcuffed an anti-LGBT protestor outside Orlando’s Pulse nightclub today, the one-year anniversary of the brutal attack on the nightclub that left 49 dead and many more wounded. https://twitter.com/MLopardiWFTV/status/874309529231667200?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fpulse-orlando-protestor-arrest%2F06%2F2017%2F The unnamed suspect was one of three demonstrators holding signs reading homophobic messages like “Sin = Death” and “Warning: All homos will burn like faggots in hell” As he was cuffed, the crowds chanted “Love conquers hate.” https://twitter.com/MLopardiWFTV/status/874308448971870210?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Fpulse-orlando-protestor-arrest%2F06%2F2017%2F Authorities have not said why he was detained, but...
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As family and friends of Pulse shooting victims and survivors of that deadly attack gathered to remember the 49 lives lost, they were not alone. A group of 49 people dressed as angels formed a protective circle around that private service, just as they had in the wake of the massacre at the Orlando LGBTQ night club. It was the first in a series of services marking the one year anniversary of the deadliest terror attack on U.S. soil since...
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‘I felt free and I felt safe to take a break from pretending to be straight and just be me’ We love this new image by photographer Samuel McGuire, featuring acclaimed queer skateboarder Lacey Baker. McGuire, a photographer based in Los Angeles, who has previously shot campaigns for Adidas and Nike, produced the print for Pride Month to help raise funds on the anniversary of the Pulse shooting in Orlando. He explained the idea on his Instagram. ‘I have wanted to photograph this image...
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Orlando Love – Remembering Our Angels, will honor the lives of the 49 lives taken the year before at Pulse nightclub Orlando will be hosting a one-year anniversary tribute concert dedicated to Pulse victims and survivors. The performance, titled Orlando Love – Remembering Our Angels, will honor the lives of the 49 lives taken the year before at Pulse nightclub. The Orlando Gay Chorus, Orlando Voices United Choir,The Voice star Sisaundra Lewis, violinist Jose Luis Navarro will all perform. ‘Queen of Merengue’ Olga...
kenneth-adkins

A pastor who said the victims of the shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando “got what they deserved” has been found guilty on eight molestation charges for a sexual relationship he had with a 15 year-old boy and girl from his church. Monday’s verdict came after just an hour of deliberation by the jury, finding against Kenneth Adkins, 57, who has a prior record and due to Georgia‘s mandatory minimum sentencing laws may never again be a free man,...
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Love shines brighter than ever. Miami Pride took place this weekend with a typical explosion of noise, colour, and fabulous-ness, but this year’s event was marked by a more sombre start than usual. The city’s three-day Pride event began on Thursday night (April 6) with an emotional event to mark to last June’s tragic events just 200 miles away in Orlando, where 49 LGBT people and allies lost their lives when gunman Omar Mateen opened fire on crowds at Pulse nightclub. Miami...
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Orlando will mark the one year anniversary of the Pulse shooting with a ‘Day of Love and Kindness’. The massacre, which took place at LGBT+ nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida on 12 June last year, has been described as the deadliest mass shooting in modern American history and left 49 people dead and another 53 injured. Orlando United Day, which is described as “A Day of Love and Kindness”, will take place exactly one year after the tragedy to honour those...
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Orlando City president: 'This sport can lift up a community and help to heal a community.' Orlando City president Phil Rawlins has unveiled 49 rainbow seats honoring the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting. The seats, honoring the people killed at the gay nightclub on 12 June, are in section 12 of the Lions’ new stadium set to open in March at the start of the 2016 Major League Soccer season. ‘Just over six months ago on June the 12th, there...
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You’ve said their names. Now, remember them. As LGBT people end a tough year, a new video highlights one of the biggest tragedies of 2016 and proves how, even in this community’s darkest hour, we stand strong. Gay Star News has released a video tribute to the heroes and victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida, where 49 people were killed and 53 more were injured during the U.S.’s worst mass shooting ever. The video compiles heartbreaking news coverage, including...
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Pulse nightclub will be holding memorial events on Monday to mark the six month anniversary of the deadly shooting. Orlando nightclub Pulse is set to reopen and host a vigil marking the six month anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in US history. Pulse announced the Remembering Our Angels event on Thursday (December 8) on social media. https://twitter.com/pulseorlando/status/807331414505046016?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw According to the Orlando Sentinel, the club will reopen twice on Monday with a candlelit vigil and a moment of silence at 2:02 am, the...
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Today is Orlando Pride. To mark the special occasion, Queerty asked Orlando lesbian transgender photographer Melody Maia Monet to share a sampling of her amazing photos of the local LGBTQ community along with captions, taken before and after the Pulse Nightclub massacre of June 12, 2016, in which 49 souls were lost. Aftermath: Pulse Nightclub Memorial July 2016. After: Pulse Vigil Candlelight vigil Lake Eola July 26 honoring 49 souls lost. Before: MarcoMarco Party at Pulse Fashion show at Pulse April 2016. Before: Leather Night Leather Night at BarCodes March 2016. Before:...
orlando

Orlando. There's no reason to say what state or nation or even continent the city is in.  We all knew it growing up as the home of Disney. The place where happiness lives and breathes and grows. Then Pulse Orlando happened and it was solidified on the global map even more.  We were just about to celebrate the 1st anniversary of marriage equality across the United States when the horrific event last June occurred. I was supposed to go to Orlando...
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The city will pay $2.25 million to establish a city-owned memorial of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Mayor Buddy Dyer first hinted at the possibility in August. The city of Orlando has agreed to buy the Pulse nightclub for $2.25 million to establish a permanent memorial, the Orlando Sentinel reports. The city council will vote on the purchase next week. https://twitter.com/JReyesWFTV/status/777890126198349824?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw The club has become a tragic landmark for the LGBT community after a shooter opened fire inside it...
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A mother who lost her son in the Orlando Pulse massacre has spoken out ahead of the Presidential election. Christopher Leinonen died in the horrific attack in June, when a gunman opened fire in the Pulse gay club, killing 49 people and injuring 53. In a ad for the Human Rights Campaign, Christopher’s mother Christine Leinonen opened up about the tragedy. She wrote: “My son Christopher Leinonen was shot and killed at the Pulse nightclub along with his boyfriend Juan and 47 other people. “This is definitely...

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