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Analysis of media reporting reveals new information about snakebites and how and when they occur

A new study analyzed media reports of snakebites in the United States. Investigators found that media coverage detailed victim circumstances better than current quantitative data, and that the majority of snakebites may actually be 'legitimate,' meaning they occur by surprise, without intentional contact, in a natural setting.

London Gay Men’s Chorus Releases Song to Benefit Orlando Victims — WATCH

5 days agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Europe’s largest gay men’s choir, The London Gay Men’s Chorus (LGMC), believes that music can heal, inspire and unite people during times of sorrow. On the day after the Orlando terrorist attack, the group took part in a massive vig… Read The post London Gay Men’s Chorus Releases Song to Benefit Orlando Victims — WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.

June is Torture Awareness Month

Sunday is the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture as declared by the United Nations. It’s one day during Torture Awareness Month to remember people who have been confined and beaten or tortured because of their political involvement, their religious beliefs, their writings or actions in war. It’s also a day to remember […]

Broadway Superstars Sing Stirring Tribute To Orlando Shooting Victims

Broadway's biggest names came together to sing an emotional tribute to the victims of the Orlando shootings. A veritable who's who of stage stars united to cover "What The World Needs Now Is Love," in honor of the 49 people shot dead...Show More Summary

#OrlandoStrong: An Estimated 50,000 Attend Candlelight Vigil for Victims of Mass Shooting

An estimated 50,000 people jammed themselves into Lake Eola Park in Orlando, Fla., chanting, “One Orlando united” and “We remember” as they attended a candlelight vigil one week after the horrific mass shooting that took the lives of 49 individuals and injured 53 more at the gay nightclub Pulse, the Orlando Sentinel reports. “It’s not […]

Airfare Services Available to Pulse Shooting Victims Present Challenges for Undocumented People

Undocumented people can board commercial airlines for flights within the United States, but if they live outside of Washington, D.C. or the 12 states that provide undocumented people with IDs accepted by the Transportation Security Administration...Show More Summary

U.S. Men’s Soccer Captain Michael Bradley Wears Rainbow Armband In Solidarity With Orlando Victims

last weekLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

United States men’s national soccer team captain Michael Bradley wore a rainbow armband in support of the victims of the mass shooting in Orlando.

Orlando families to bury victims, ask Obama for change

last weekNews : The Raw Story

Families of some of the 49 people killed in a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub will mourn and bury their dead on Friday, a day after President Barack Obama met survivors and said the United States must act to control gun violence. Funerals are expected to be held over the next two weeks....

Obama, Biden Grieve With Orlando Victims' Families

President Barack Obama on Thursday met survivors of a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub and relatives of the 49 people killed and said the United States must act to control gun violence and fight what he called homegrown terrorism. "I...Show More Summary

Obama: Orlando victims’ families asked me ‘Why does this keep happening?’

last weekNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama on Thursday met survivors of a massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub and relatives of the 49 people killed and said the United States must act to control gun violence and fight what he called homegrown terrorism. “I held and hugged grieving family members and parents,...

Obama Visits Orlando, Pays His Respects To The Shooting Victims

United States President Barack Obama visited Orlando yesterday to offer support to the friends, families, and others grieving for the victims of the mass shooting on Sunday. When a Muslim extremist decided to open fire on a crowd at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub, which is known for being a dance club for the LGBTQ community, he... Show More Summary

House Members Unite to Read Stanford Rape Victim’s Letter

Eighteen members of the House took turns Wednesday night reading portions of a woman’s 7,200-word letter to the former Stanford University student who raped her.

‘We choose to unite': U.S. men’s national team’s message for Orlando shooting victims

As the group competes in Copa America, the U.S. men’s national team released a video on Wednesday honoring the victims in the nightclub shooting that occurred in Orlando early Sunday morning. In the video, members of the team speak about a message of unity. The video features captain Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones and several other […]

Orlando Unites At Vigil For Shooting Victims

last weekLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Thousands of people gathered at a vigil at the University of Central Florida in Orlando last night, honoring those killed in the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub. The memorial was originally planned outdoors on UCF’s Memory Mall, but heavy rains forced it inside. Speakers included UCF President John C. Hitt, Student Government Association President Chris... Read more »

Lady Gaga: 'Orlando, We Are United With You'

The "Born This Way" singer delivered a powerful speech at a Los Angeles rally for the victims of the Orlando shooting.

Rays, Nationals and Athletics dedicate annual LGBTQ events to Orlando victims

2 weeks agoSports : The Early Lead

In the wake of last weekend’s violence at a gay nightclub in Orlando, three MLB teams have dedicated their annual pride nights to those affected by the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. The Tampa Bay Rays announced Tuesday their annual Pride Night event, set for this Friday’s game against the San Francisco Giants, will be used […]

Sadly, Injustices for Queer and Immigrant Murder Victims Don’t End With Death

Since we’ve gotten accustomed to the United States’ recurring cycle of mass shootings, there are a few developments we know to expect in the days and weeks following Sunday morning’s brutal massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. Show More Summary

Read the Gripping Note a Sandy Hook Mom Wrote to Orlando Surivors

There's a common thread that unites a diverse group of Americans, but it is a thread they wish was never unspooled. The friends and family members of the victims of mass shootings in the US is a relatively small group, but it's one where...Show More Summary

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