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Florida’s Columbine: Youth Spirit More Powerful Than Guns

Ji Chamosile
Editorial
After the Marjory Stoneman Douglas (MSD) high school shooting in Florida on February 14, the voice of youth is finally being heard. They want to put an end to violence. Students are standing up to adults, pushing for change, not just prayers. ...
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NoNRAMoney National Campaign Sets March 2 for Commitment to Rejecting NRA Political Funding

Politics National
Dozens of major companies have severed financial ties with the NRA and GOP leaders, a demographic traditionally most fearful of crossing the gun lobby is beginning put distance between themselves and NRA lobbyists. ...
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LGBTQ PAC Pride Fund Supports Gun Violence Research Act

Pride Fund Photo/Facebook
National
Pride Fund to End Gun Violence is the only national LGBTQ political organization focused solely on gun violence prevention. Founded by Jason Lindsay, a gay Iraq War veteran, in the days following the June 2016 mass shooting at Pulse. ...
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Seattle Women’s Pride Continues Honored Tradition, Makes New Strides

Local
Seattle Women's Pride was successful for the fourth year because of community involvement - the reason for its inception. ...
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Lesbian Indie Artists Release Music Tribute ‘Finish the Dance’ to Pulse Nightclub Victims

Danielle LoPresti/Facebook
Entertainment
The song, "Finish the Dance" is an upbeat dance track with a message of perseverance and love. The track’s opening piano “montuno” and classical guitar pay homage to Latino members of the LGBTQ community who were the majority of those slain that night. ...
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Hundreds Expected to Pay Tribute to Pulse Victims in Seattle June 12

Local
Seattle's LGBTQ community will unite at 7 p.m. at Cal Anderson Park on Monday, June 12, 2017 to honor the victims, family members and friends affected by the Orlando Pulse nightclub massacre - the deadliest shooting in U.S. history. ...
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Hope from Tragedy: The Pulse of Survivor Christopher Hansen

Christopher Hansen
National
In the moments following the shootings and for days and weeks to come, Christopher became the unassuming face of Pulse that night. ...
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FedEx NRA Discount Has Gay Rights Groups Up in Arms

National
FedEx is offering a discount to members of the National Rifle Association (NRA), which has many gay rights and gun control activists up in arms with protest. ...
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Pulse Nightclub Victims’ Families Sue Twitter, Google, Facebook

Youths in traditional clothing look at a makeshift memorial for the Pulse nightclub mass shooting victims in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri
National
The families of three men killed at Orlando's Pulse gay nightclub have sued Twitter Inc, Alphabet Inc's Google and Facebook Inc in federal court. ...
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Final Call for Pulse Victims Fund, Sept. 12 Last Day to File

Thousands converged at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando to remember those lost in the mass shooting on Sunday. Speakers declared, “We are stronger than fear. Love will conquer hate. Orlando united!” Andy Campbell/HuffPost
National
Donations for the Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund will continue to be accepted until 5 p.m. EST on Friday, September 23. ...
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