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On Friday last (17th June) the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) unveiled a tribute to those lost in the horrific Orlando shooting. Before dawn, HRC began installing images of all 49 victims of Sunday’s attack in its front windows, creating an 8-story composite image that carries the message “We Are Orlando.” HRC has also put together a memorial with […]
As the world mourns the tragic events that took place at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando this past Sunday, 12 June 2016, the Federation of Gay Games family extends its condolences and support to the victims, their families, friends and associates, and the citizens of Orlando, Florida. This act of violence directly impacts the global Gay […]
In the wake of the Orlando shooting, the Human Rights Campaign in the US has pointed out that religious leaders have stood united against hate and in support of the LGBTQ community. Prominent Christian religious leaders have preached compassion and understanding. The Rev. Al Sharpton wrote in a Huffington Post blog post that he has […]
Don’t forget that today is the third and last day for signing the Book of Condolence for the victims of the Orlando Pulse Nightclub shootings in Florida. The Book of Condolence was opened for members of the public to sign on Monday and Tuesday of this week. It will also be open today, Wednesday 15th […]
Stephen Donnan writes that the Orlando shootings were homophobic in nature, and not attacks against the ‘wider community’. It gives me absolutely no pleasure to write this article as 50 people lie in morgues in Orlando, Florida. Most of them are like me – openly LGBT+ and I have to say my blood ran a […]
As reports continue to come in about the horrific shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, Ireland’s three National LGBT Organisations BeLonG To, GLEN and TENI made the following statement: “We are all in shock at the horror unfolding at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. Speaking on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people […]
Scott De Buitléir: The Pulse shootings in Orlando are now America’s biggest homophobic attack, but we can’t allow that to intimidate us.