Pulse Nightclub

Pulse Nightclub

World OutGames Miami to Honor Lady Gaga’s Mom Cynthia Germanotta

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Entertainment
Cynthia Germanotta, president of Born This Way Foundation which she co-founded with her daughter Lady Gaga, will be honored with the Champion Award presented by the University of Miami Health System during World OutGames Miami’s Opening Ceremonies on Saturday, May 27. ...
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Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program Grants $8,466,970 to Pulse Nightclub Victims

On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others.
National
On June 12, 2016, Omar Mateen, 29, entered Pulse nightclub with an assault rifle and handgun, opening fire on club patrons while holding them hostage. During the attack, Mateen killed 49 people and injured more than 50 others. ...
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IGLTA to Honor Walt Disney World Resort, Christina Guggenberger, Andrew Collins

Travel
The IGLTA board of directors selects the IGLTA Honors recipients from the association’s member businesses in 70 countries and its allies. ...
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Patricia Arquette to Receive Vanguard Award at 28th Annual GLAAD Media Awards

Patricia Arquette/Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP
Entertainment
Patricia Arquette will receive GLAAD's Vanguard Award, which is presented to media professionals who have made a significant difference in promoting equality and acceptance of LGBTQ people. ...
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Trump’s Anti-Muslim America Has No Place in Seattle

SeaTac Muslim Ban Protest/S. Toce/The Seattle Lesbian
Politics National
The executive order banning Muslims from entering the United States came on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. ...
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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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Fenway Institute: Gun Violence is an LGBT Public Health Issue

Health
The Fenway Institute says gun violence poses a substantial threat to the health of the LGBT community, and urges the community to join the movement to enact a reasonable gun control agenda in the United States. ...
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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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Equality Florida’s Pulse Victims Fund Surpasses $7 Million

Pulse Orlando Victim Fund
National
An online fundraiser for the victims of the Pulse Nightclub shooting set up by Equality Florida has raised $7M. ...
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