One year ago today, 49 people were killed in Pulse nightclub in Orlando. The city has planned a day of events to mourn the victims of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Almost all those lost were LGBT people of color.
Noor Salman, wife of Omar Mateen, was arrested Monday in connection with the mass shooting by Mateen at Pulse nightclub in June that left 49 people dead.
Following the June 12 shooting that left 49 people dead (and many more injured) at Pulse, a landmark gay club in Orlando, Florida, the city has reached a deal to purchase the space for $2.25 million and turn it into a memorial.
Fernwood Elementary School in Chicago was all set to co-host a so-called “Christian” haunted house that included a recreation of the Pulse nightclub massacre, but are now backing out and disavowing the event, Chicago Public School officials told the Windy City Times (a local LGBT weekly).
One week ago, 49 people were murdered when a lone gunman opened fire in Orlando, Florida’s Pulse nightclub. To date, it is the deadliest shooting in our country’s history. And today, in the wake of this massacre, the United States Senate blocked four different proposals to implement stricter gun control laws.
In a move that some sources categorized as “unhinged fearmongering,” the National Rifle Association’s executive vice president Wayne LaPierre not only adamantly stated that the organization would not change its opinion on gun control, but urged American citizens to buy more guns, because terrorists are “on the verge…
Two marines are under investigation for uploading a photo to social media in which they allegedly threatened to attack gay bars—all less than a week after the shooting at the Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, which has been deemed the worst mass shooting by a single gunman in U.S. history.
Days after the shooting at the Orlando gay nightclub Pulse, which left 49 dead and 53 wounded, LGBT advocate and singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge has released a song dedicated to the victims of the massacre.
On Tuesday, National Journal reporter Daniel Newhauser asked House Rules Committee chairman Rep. Pete Sessions whether the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando would change his opinion of an amendment that would protect LGBT citizens from discrimination.