orlando shooting

An elementary school almost hosted an Orlando shooting-themed haunted house

Luckily, it was canceled by people terrified by the inhumanity of making a homophobic mass shooting into a festivity for children.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 31, 2016 - 4:46 pm

Watch Katy Perry surprise an Orlando survivor on ‘Ellen’ and just try not to cry

Ellen DeGeneres loves a good surprise, and her latest reveal was almost too much to handle. 

Lauren Holter | September 8, 2016 - 2:11 pm

Lin-Manuel Miranda And Jennifer Lopez Are Recording A Song For Orlando Victims

Just when we think Lin-Manuel Miranda couldn’t get any cooler, he finds a way to prove us wrong. On Monday, it was announced that Miranda and Jennifer Lopez are teaming up on…

Kelly Kanayama | July 5, 2016 - 6:02 pm

Frank Ocean’s Post About The Orlando Shooting Is Required Reading

It’s just a really fucking beautiful piece of prose.

Karen Fratti | June 22, 2016 - 11:01 am

Every Homophobic Comment On This Video Of Men Kissing Will Be Met With A $1 Donation

Honestly though, it’s hard to imagine not loving this video, because kissing is wonderful, and low-key this is very sexy to watch.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 17, 2016 - 9:26 pm

This Satirical “Thoughts And Prayers” Game Pinpoints What The GOP Doesn’t Seem To Understand About Gun Violence

The game was recently put up on GOP Arcade, a website dedicated to creating humorous and painful games skewering our current election.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 17, 2016 - 6:01 pm

Republican Leaders Block LGBTQ Legislation Days After The Orlando Tragedy

If you’re going to identify as an ally, at least walk the walk as far as legislation goes. That’s why it’s total horse shit that Republicans offered saccharine solidarity to victims…

Marissa Miller | June 17, 2016 - 8:45 am

This Preacher Is Happy About Orlando, And 6 Other Times Radical Christianity Was America’s Biggest Source Of Hate

While I hate to even give this fuckhead the time of day, it’s worth noting that he isn’t a religious anomaly.

Lauren Holter | June 14, 2016 - 8:50 pm

This Guy Is Tweeting Politicians’ NRA Donations Every Time One Of Them Sends Prayers For Shooting Victims

It’s the abso-fucking-lute best response to their hypocrisy.

Karen Fratti | June 14, 2016 - 7:05 pm

J.K. Rowling Honors An Orlando Shooting Victim Who Worked On Universal’s ‘Harry Potter’ Ride

It’s important that public figures speak up in palpable ways, which is why it was important when J.K. Rowling posted a tribute to one of the shooting victims who worked at

Bronwyn Isaac | June 13, 2016 - 2:05 pm

The ‘Hamilton’ Cast Performed At The Tony Awards Without Prop Guns In Honor Of Orlando Victims

The lack of guns lighten the scenes into something depicting playfulness rather than warfare.

Bronwyn Isaac | June 13, 2016 - 1:15 pm

John Oliver Talked About The Orlando Shooting On ‘Last Week Tonight’ & It Was Sad As Shit Like Everything Else

“I will happily embrace a Latin night at a gay club in the theme park capital of the world as the ultimate symbol of what is truly wonderful about America.”

Jessica Blankenship | June 13, 2016 - 11:52 am