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:
- ‘The Music of Pixar Live!” to Debut at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Memorial Day Weekend 2017 - March 24, 2017
- Passes Now On Sale for OrlandoiX 2017 at Full Sail University Aug 17-20 - March 23, 2017
- Cars 3 Road to the Races Tour Kicks Off at Disney Springs March 23-26, 2017 - March 22, 2017
- PBA South Open Rolls Into Orlando’s Boardwalk Bowl March 24-26, 2017 - March 21, 2017
- Comedian Chris Rock Brings Total Blackout Tour to Dr Phillips Center April 16 and 17 - March 20, 2017
- Out and About: Millenia 106 offer New American Classics Loaded with Flavor - March 19, 2017
- ABC Fine Wine & Spirits Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day with Complimentary Irish Samplings - March 15, 2017
- 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship Returns to Orlando’s Amway Center This Week - March 14, 2017
- Out and About: Planet Hollywood Observatory at Disney Springs Brings Flavortown to Orlando - March 13, 2017
- Osceola Council on Aging Hosts March for Meals 5K Run & Walk March 18, 2017 - March 12, 2017