(WB) “Love is Love,” a 144-page anthology comic book, has raised more than $165,000 for the victims of the Pulse nightclub tragedy in Orlando, according to Washington Post.
They had been hiding from the shooter in a Pulse nightclub bathroom for about two hours.
In October of 2014, Terry DeCarlo started work as Executive Director of the GLBT Center in Orlando. Two years later, DeCarlo found himself in the middle of one of the worst tragedies in American history. DeCarlo, 53, is a married gay man, New York native and U.S. Air Force veteran. He took time out of his incredibly busy schedule to answer seven questions from South Florida Gay News on the eve of the one year remembrance of the Pulse Nightclub Massacre.
Immediately after the mass-shooting at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, the comic book industry came together to raise money for victims. One year later, their work raised over $200,000 — and growing.
It’s a social media campaign designed to inspire people to do more than just use social media.
(AP) Ricardo Negron never kissed his boyfriend in front of conservative relatives. Carlos Guillermo Smith was once attacked by anti-gay students at a college party. After coming out in high school, Marco Quiroga left his mother's home and became temporarily homeless.
(AP) There was a collective gasp among the elected officials, first responders and reporters gathered around Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer when he announced that 49 patrons and a gunman were dead from an assault at an Orlando gay nightclub on "Latin Night" in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
The onePULSE Foundation is now taking applications for its scholarship it launched last year when it gave out $330,000 to 49 recipients, representing each of the 49 victims who were killed in the Pulse shooting in 2016.
One of the victims of the Orlando massacre was a Captain in the U.S. Army Reserve, the Pentagon disclosed Tuesday.
Tormented Trails, a 20-minute walk through woods filled with scary twists and turns, returns to Tree Tops Park, 3900 SW 100th Ave in Davie, Oct. 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 and 31.
In the immediate aftermath of the Pulse shooting, the staff at OneBlood sprang into action. OneBlood is a not-for-profit organization responsible for providing safe, available and affordable blood to more than 200 hospital partners and their patients throughout most of Florida, parts of Georgia, Alabama and South Carolina.
For many progressives, Democrats and much of the LGBT community in Florida, the recently completed 2021 legislative session in Tallahassee was a hard pill to swallow.
The 49 victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting will be remembered during a special charity ride on June 10. CycleWard Studio in Fort Lauderdale will host the event– just two days prior to the one-year anniversary of the tragedy. CycleWard Studio is located at 6161 North Federal Highway in the Imperial Point Plaza in Fort Lauderdale.
Inside the corporate offices of Citrix, various groups assisting victims of the Pulse Nightclub massacre were presented donations.
The victims of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history will receive over $9.5M in donations from Equality Florida.
June 12, 2016 -- a night that the LGBT community will never forget, a night that the lives of 49 people partying at Pulse nightclub in Orlando were ended.
A group of 49 artists from across the country have come together to pay their respects to the victims of Pulse by painting portraits and giving them as gifts to the victims’ family members.
(AP) At 2:02 a.m. Monday, the names of 49 people killed in the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history were read out loud outside the Pulse nightclub, marking the exact time a year ago when the massacre occured during "Latin Night" at the gay club.
Christine Leinonen lost her son Christopher and his boyfriend Juan Ramon Guerrero a year ago in the Pulse nightclub shooting, and has been advocating everyday since to end homophobia and transphobia in her community and her state.
Florida Governor Rick Scott expressed his heartbreak for the victims and families of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in his State of the State Address on Tuesday. He did not, however, go into specifics on who exactly those victims were, leaving references to LGBT and Latinx communities out of his speech.
(EDGE) Anti-gay hate group leader Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel hit a new low on Monday when he said the first responders at the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando last year were "traumatized" because they had to "get tested for AIDS-related conditions" because of all the blood on the scene. Right Wing Watch reports.
(AP) A memorial for a gay nightclub in Florida where a gunman killed 49 people is getting some temporary improvements as a step toward a permanent national memorial and museum.
(AP) A judge on Monday cleared the way for the release of many of the hundreds of 911 calls related to a mass shooting at a gay Florida nightclub, but calls capturing patrons' deaths will still be exempt.
(AP) A judge is ordering the city of Orlando to release audio recordings of the Pulse nightclub gunman talking to police dispatchers and negotiators. But she won't rule on releasing other 911 calls until she has listened to them.
(AP) The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday appealed a ruling involving whether hundreds of 911 calls recorded during a massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida can be released.
The passage of the Pulse Remembrance Day resolution in the Florida legislature is mostly a symbolic victory. But the author of the resolution, HR 8077, Rep. Carlos Guillermo Smith, considers it a victory nonetheless.
(WB) In the aftermath of the assault on the U.S. Capitol instigated by President Trump, his one-time LGBT supporters are now distancing themselves from him without outright renouncing their previous support.
When he looks at a map, Thomas Malan knows the man who murdered 49 people and injured 53 more at Pulse night club in Orlando in June could have just as easily driven to from Fort Pierce to South Florida. The distances are similar.
This past week saw the publication of an eagerly awaited one shot comic book which honors the lives that were lost or forever impacted by the June 12, 2016 mass shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando. Forty-nine people, most LGBT identified and many Latino, died in what is currently the worst mass shooting in U.S. History.
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