The horrific massacre at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub occurred on “Latino Night” and many of the victims were indeed of Latin descent.
They had been hiding from the shooter in a Pulse nightclub bathroom for about two hours.
In just over a day more than $2 million has been raised through two GoFundMe pages set up to help the victims and families of the terrorist attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando, which has claimed 50 lives so far and has left another 50 or so injured.
A 12-year-old boy was arrested in Orlando, Fla. Thursday after allegedly shooting at a transgender woman, who was not hit, according to local news station News 13.
LGBTQ community centers around the country have cosigned a joint letter expressing their reactions to the recent Orlando shooting.
On Wednesday, producer Ryan Murphy released an 18-minute video in which 49 celebrities gave tribute to the 49 lives lost during the mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando.
A group of angry activists is hoping "RuPaul's Drag Race" Season 2 winner Tyra Sanchez will sashay away forever. They are calling on RuPaul to revoke her crown and title over comments she made via social media about suicide.
Sometimes, a fire escape is a simple safety mechanism. But sometimes (or this time), it’s the final piece in the much-anticipated, long-delayed renovation of the GLBT Center of Central Florida’s headquarters, located on Mills Ave.
As hundreds lined up to give blood in response to Sunday morning’s Pulse nightclub shooting, they discovered that the FDA’s rules governing blood donations from gay men are still in effect.
Orlando – Bad news for an LGBT online journalist who is trying to investigate how a flawed, anti-gay study got published.
(AP) Many Broadway stars have joined together to sing and raise money to help the survivors of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando. Now, one Broadway show is going further - perform a few blocks away from the massacre.
The expressions of sympathy over Orlando sent by the Roman Catholic pope, cardinals and bishops in the form of sweet words for the victims and their families need to be returned to sender because no heap of flowers nor blazing bank of candles can glove the blood on the hands of those who daily condemn us in the name of their god.
Orlando – The Central Florida Fair has become a tradition in Orlando for many families, but this year the event will make new efforts to welcome the LGBT community with a brand new LGBT family night March 3.
In a world fraught with uncertainty, the month of June is guaranteed each year to bring three perennial occurrences. Lots of people will get married. Even more will graduate from high school or college. And the religious right will go apoplectic over the annual Gay Days events held at Walt Disney World in Orlando.
Orlando – For the first time ever, the city of Orlando is issuing a proclamation in recognition of the International Transgender Day of Visibility – a day to celebrate and raise awareness about the transgender community.
I woke up Sunday to a series of text messages, phone calls and Facebook messages asking if I was OK.
I was just about to head to Penn’s Landing when I heard. The confirmed death toll from the terrorist hate crime attack at Pulse in Orlando was 20 at that point.
I woke up Sunday morning to the horrible, alarmingly common news of an incident of gun violence and terrorism. But this one was different: The shooter’s target was the LGBT community. I learned about the incident as I was getting ready to march in Philadelphia’s Gay Pride Parade. I never questioned whether I would march, but it took me hours to realize why.
Rep Mike Honda (D-Calif) introduced legislation to loosen the ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi -- long a thorn in the side of the gay and lesbian community – was grilled by CNN journalist Anderson Cooper on Tuesday.
(CNN) Instead of saying "I do" together, starting a family together or growing old together, Christopher "Drew" Leinonen and Juan Guerrero will lay together as their families say their final goodbyes.
(AP) Curators have begun collecting signs, flags, art work and photos left behind at several makeshift memorials for the 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando.
(AP) Law enforcement officials are beefing up security for a LGBT pride festival in Washington, D.C., after a deadly shooting at a gay club in Orlando.
The Walt Disney Company announced Tuesday it would give $1 million to the OneOrlando Fund. The monies would be used to assist those affected by the massacre in Orlando.
(AP) The first victim of the nightclub shooting to reach the hospital was relatively stable, and doctors working the overnight shift hoped any others would arrive in a similar condition.
Nearly a month has passed since 49 people were shot dead at Pulse nightclub in Orlando. As the deadliest mass shooting in modern history, families of victims and survivors are continuing to cope with this tragedy.
SFGN’s “Speak OUT” is a weekly feature giving a regular voice to South Florida LGBT leaders. This week: Who do you feel is an unsung champion for equality within the last 20 years? Below are some of their answers:
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ Authorities have arrested a man they say illegally towed cars during Orlando's 2014 Gay Days celebration.
Lambda United and the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs held a vigil Thursday on Florida Atlantic’s Boca Raton campus to grieve for the 49 people killed and 53 wounded in Sunday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando.
(WB) The former editor of an Orlando, Fla., LGBT newspaper who led its coverage of the Pulse nightclub massacre died on Friday.
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