In the days that have followed the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub, cities around the world have shown their solidarity with Orlando and its LGBT community by coming together for vigils, lighting up buildings, and more.
Here are social media posts highlighting many of these events:
— LuAnne Sorrell (@luannesorrell) June 13, 2016
Governor Dayton has directed MnDOT to light the I35W bridge in rainbow hues through Thursday. pic.twitter.com/PnVuO9FqDo
— Kevin Gutknecht (@kggutknecht) June 12, 2016
— Natalie Davison (@Natal13D) June 13, 2016
— Duffie Dixon 11Alive (@DuffieDixon) June 15, 2016
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) June 13, 2016
— 11Alive News (@11AliveNews) June 15, 2016
— Paris (@Paris) June 12, 2016
— daph – bias game (@kooknct) June 13, 2016
Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau [Link]
“I am deeply shocked and saddened to learn today so many people have been killed and injured following a mass shooting in Orlando, Florida.
“While authorities are still investigating and details continue to be confirmed, it is appalling that as many as 50 lives may have been lost to this domestic terror attack targeting the LGBTQ2 community.
“On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sophie and I offer our condolences and prayers to the families and friends of those lost today, and wish a full recovery to all those injured. We stand in solidarity with Orlando and the LGBTQ2 community.
“We grieve with our friends in the United States and Florida, and offer any assistance we can provide.”
The Tonys gave Orlando plenty of love:
- Paul McCartney to Bring #OneonOne Tour to Tampa and Miami June 2017 - April 27, 2017
- Dancers Julianne and Derek Hough Bring 2017 Tour to Dr Phillips Center May 16 - April 26, 2017
- Wild Florida Launches First Annual Gator Week May 2017 - April 24, 2017
- Rock & Brews Opens Second Central Florida Location in Orlando April 24 - April 21, 2017
- Velvet Sessions At Hard Rock Hotel Presents Eddie Money April 27 - April 20, 2017
- Loews Royal Pacific Resort at Universal Orlando Hosts Jake’s Beer Dinner April 28 - April 19, 2017
- Out and About: Create Your Nature Offers Healthy Delicious Food in Winter Park #getyourbowlon - April 18, 2017
- Six Orlando Restaurants to be Featured on Upcoming ‘Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives’ Episodes - April 17, 2017
- Walt Disney World Announces Dates for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party 2017 - April 16, 2017
- Planet Fitness Offers Free HydroMassage to Soothe Tax Day Stress April 15-22, 2017 - April 15, 2017