Monday, June 17, 2024

Gay Latino Community Seeks to Strengthen One Year After Pulse Nightclub Shootings

In the year following the Orlando shootings at Pulse nightclub, the men and others affected by the shootings have sought to strengthen their wounded community by forming supports groups and community organizations, seeking out seats at the tables of power, and creating a foundation to champion gays and Latinos. Prior to the shootings, many gay […]

Comentarios From Maria: Is The Right To Bear Arms More Important Than The Right To Life?

In light of the tragic events of last week in Orlando, with the massacre at Pulse Night Club, where most of the victims were Latino and LGBT community, this week I want to give up my blog space to my colleague who was touched by that dreadful massacre, Dakar Lanzino: “The massacre at Pulse Night […]

The Orlando Massacre’s Effect on the Latino Community

It is understandable why most early news coverage of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando characterized it a massive anti-LGBT hate crime. Reports were that a popular gay nightclub was the site of the deadliest mass shooting in United States history. Later, some politicians failed to acknowledge the LGBT connection to the massacre, opting […]