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Orlando: The world remembers, one month on

2016-07-13
Yesterday (July 12) marked one month since the devastating shootings at Pulse nightclub, Orlando, and around the world, members of the LGBT community, allies and organizations have taken to Twitter to show their support for the victims and their families. As a memorial continued to grow outside the club yesterday, some have been taking the opportunity to reignite discussions about gun legislation, while others are simply urging the world not to forget the 49 lives lost when shooter Omar Mateen opened fire on crowds in the early hours of Sunday, June 12. https://twitter.com/JustinWarmoth/status/752860515991429120 https://twitter.com/MarkLehman6/status/752815049790676992 https://twitter.com/HRC/status/752858234214555650 https://twitter.com/tyleroakley/status/752920644623355904 https://twitter.com/RepThompson/status/753018424423579654 https://twitter.com/Adamant_Yves/status/752971681312804864 https://twitter.com/bisialimi/status/752774101178191872 https://twitter.com/revelandriot/status/753053248613933057 https://twitter.com/raymondbraun/status/752761376473542657 Watch the lyric video for "Hands", the all-star tribute to the Orlando victims which features Mary J Blige, P!nk, Britney Spears, RuPaul, MNEK and more, below. Proceeds from the single will go toward the Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida and GLAAD. https://youtu.be/tnumaX_EJhE More stories: Grand Theft Auto goes gay with new Pride modification Theresa May: What you need to know about the LGBT rights record of Britain’s next PM