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The city of Orlando, Florida has unveiled a rainbow crossing near the Pulse nightclub in memory of the 49 people killed last year. Over 2,700 people signed a petition requesting the crossing in memory of the victims. The permanent fuxture is part of an interim memorial plan to make the nightclub more welcoming to visitors, …

Plans Announced To Commemorate Pulse Nightclub Anniversary

The site of the Pulse nightclub massacre in Orlando will become a permanent memorial and museum. The plan was announced by Barbara Poma, the owner of the nightclub and executive director of the onePULSE Foundation, a non-profit created to raise funds for survivors and victims’ families. Forty-nine were killed at the site of the popular …

Brisbane Orlando Candlelight Vigil

Hundreds gathered in Brisbane’s Reddacliff Place for a candlelight vigil to honour the victims of last weekend’s shooting at gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida. Brisbane Pride organised the event. It featured speeches from Brisbane Pride President Deeje Hancock, PFLAG’s Shelley Argent, Brisbane Pride Committee member Michael O’Brien, Australian Marriage Equality’s Peter Black, and Dr …