Tag Archive | Pulse Nightclub

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

US: LGBT Rights Group to Honour Ty Herndon With Visibility Award

On Friday last, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), announced that Grammy-nominated artist, Ty Herndon, will be honoured with the HRC Visibility Award, at the 2018 HRC Nashville Equality Dinner on Saturday, March 17, 2018. “Ty Herndon is a fearless advocate for equality, and a country music trailblazer,” said HRC President Chad Griffin. “He is changing hearts and […]

Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute

Stop the Hate: 49 Celebrities Honor 49 Victims of Orlando Tragedy in Ryan Murphy-Produced Tribute

On June 12, forty-nine innocent people — most of them Latinx — were killed at Pulse nightclub in Orlando simply because of who they were. In the aftermath of the Orlando tragedy, Ryan Murphy asked how he could help drive awareness about the anti-LGBTQ hate violence that claimed so many lives at Pulse nightclub. The […]

#WeAreOrlando: HRC Turns Building into Memorial to Orlando Victims

#WeAreOrlando: HRC Turns Building into Memorial to Orlando Victims

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 […]

Federation Of Gay Games: Orlando Tragedy Statement

Federation Of Gay Games: Orlando Tragedy Statement

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 […]

Religious Leaders Respond To Orlando, Embracing LGBTQ Community

Religious Leaders Respond To Orlando, Embracing LGBTQ Community

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 […]

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

Irish LGBT organisations on Orlando tragedy – Silent vigil tonight, Monday from 18:45, in Dublin

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 […]

Comment: We Cannot Allow the Orlando Shootings to Defeat Equality

Comment: We Cannot Allow the Orlando Shootings to Defeat Equality

Scott De Buitléir: The Pulse shootings in Orlando are now America’s biggest homophobic attack, but we can’t allow that to intimidate us.