On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire at a queer nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and injuring 53 others. The massacre was the deadliest shooting in United States history. In the days since, countless individuals have...Show More Summary
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.
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.
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'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
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 […]
“We are Orlando United.”
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
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.
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....
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
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,...
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
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.
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 […]
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 »
The "Born This Way" singer delivered a powerful speech at a Los Angeles rally for the victims of the Orlando shooting.
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 […]
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
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