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Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney releases rainbow mouse ears for Pride month

Disney has released a line of rainbow coloured Mickey Mouse ears ahead of Pride month in the USA this June. A spokesperson for Disney said the Mickey Mouse Rainbow Love ears will be an in-park exclusive, though did not offer an official message in support of LGBTI+ park-goers. “We offer a wide range of merchandise […]

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Orlando gathers to remember Pulse nightclub attack one year on

Orlando gathers to remember Pulse nightclub attack one year on

Today marks one year since the violent attack on Orlando nightclub Pulse, which claimed the lives of 49 people last year. Pulse will host the victims and families of the incident as the City of Orlando and Orange County government honour June 12 as Orlando United Day, “A Day of Love and Kindness.” Aside from a […]

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Noor Salman, wife of Pulse Nightclub shooter arrested

Noor Salman, wife of Pulse Nightclub shooter arrested

The FBI have arrested Noor Salman, the wife of Omar Mateen, the gunman behind the Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando Florida. Salman was arrested in San Francisco in relation to charges she faces in Florida, including obstruction of justice. Orlando Police Chief John Mina has confirmed that one of the charges will be “aiding and […]

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Vigil held to honour those lost on six month anniversary of Pulse massacre

Vigil held to honour those lost on six month anniversary of Pulse massacre

A vigil was held in Florida on Monday to mark six months since the horrific massacre at Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub on June 12. Visitors, family and survivors came to honour the lives of the 49 people who were lost to gunman Omar Mateen at the LGBTI venue. The 49 names of those murdered were read […]

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Owner of Pulse Nightclub Orlando no longer plans to sell venue

Owner of Pulse Nightclub Orlando no longer plans to sell venue

The owner of Orlando’s Pulse Nightclub has revealed she no longer plans to sell the venue to the city in the wake of the horrific attack in June. Barbara Poma, who had previously said she planned to sell the property to the City of Orlando, has released a statement that she does not feel she […]

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Pulse Nightclub survivors treated free of charge in Orlando hospitals

Pulse Nightclub survivors treated free of charge in Orlando hospitals

One of Florida’s largest healthcare networks has announced it will not be charging any of the patients who were affected by the attack on Pulse Nightclub for their medical treatment. Orlando Health announced last week that their private hospitals will provide free treatment to the 53 people admitted after the horrific shooting at the Orlando LGBTIQ […]

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Mass shooting at Nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida

Mass shooting at Nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida

  There has been another mass shooting at a Florida Nightclub. The incident occurred at Club Blu, a nightclub in Fort Myers Florida. Police have now confirmed that two people have been killed and between 15-16 people have been injured. Police have confirmed that multiple officers and emergency services attended the club after a shooting […]

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‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

‘Can you tell me why?’ Jimmy Somerville asks

Singer Jimmy Somerville has posted a video in response to the mass shooting in Orlando, Florida. The former lead singer of Bronski Beat and The Communards sings a verse from Brosnki Beat’s classic tune ‘Why’, it’s lyrics ‘You and me together, fighting for our love’ still having resonance decades after the song was first released. […]

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Remembering Edward Sotomayor Jr

Edward Sotomayor’s name was the first name read out as a victim of the Orlando shooting. The first of a batch of names released by the authorities as they slowly began the painful task of identifying 49 people who lost their lives at the Pulse nightclub. For local photographer Claire Alexander the confirmation that her […]

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Perth candlelight vigil for Orlando on Wednesday

Perth candlelight vigil for Orlando on Wednesday

A vigil for people killed and injured in the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando Florida will be held in the Perth Cultural Centre on Wednesday evening. The vigil will give Perth’s LGBTIQ+ community an opportunity to show solidarity with people in Orlando and around the world. The vigil will be held from 6:30pm – […]

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