Orlando Commits to Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy
The majority Black and Latinx city believes it will save lives—and create jobs—with the initiative.
It's Been 1 Year Since the Pulse Nightclub Tragedy
We spoke with Pulse survivor Ricardo Negron Almodovar about his work supporting the LGBTQ Latinx community in the year since the massacre at the Orlando nightclub.
Florida Mosque, Once Attended by Omar Mateen, Burned in Arson
The blaze corresponded with both the anniversary of 9/11 and the beginning of Eid al-Adha.
MTV Follows Pulse Massacre Survivors in New Episode of 'True Life'
The episode, which premiered last night, focuses on four survivors of the massacre of a largely-Latinx group of 49 people.
First Openly Gay World Boxing Title Contender Dedicates Fight to Pulse Orlando Victims
Orlando Cruz, who lives in Puerto Rico, lost four friends in the nightclub massacre.
It Has Been One Month Since the Orlando Massacre
While the murder of 49 mostly Latinx and LGBT people at Pulse Orlando has faded from headlines, the local community still works to move forward.
Omar Mateen's Alleged Former Lover Describes Pulse Massacre as 'Revenge' for Rejection
“He adored Latinos, gay Latinos, with brown skin—but he felt rejected,” the man told Univision.
READ: Frank Ocean's Poignant Lament on Pulse Massacre, Homophobic and Transphobic Violence
The reclusive artist referenced Orlando and the North Carolina anti-trans bathroom bill in a new Tumblr post.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Sonia Sanchez and Toni Morrison Talk Dangers of Art
The three acclaimed writers sat down for a public conversation at New York City’s Ambassador Theatre.
WATCH: Hasan Minhaj Passionately Denounces Congressional Inaction on Gun Laws
“You get paid almost $200,000 a year to write rules, to make our society better. Not tweet, not tell us about your ‘thoughts and prayers.’ To write rules to make our society better.”
Puerto Rican Comic Superhero La Borinqueña Stands in Solidarity With Orlando
“It’s an LGBT issue, a Puerto Rican issue and a Latinx issue,” said creator Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez about the Pulse massacre.
Post-Pulse Massacre, Moving Forward Means Rejecting Scarcity and Fear
Yas Ahmed of Muslim Alliance for Sexual and Gender Diversity reflects on post-Pulse Islamophobia, the power of community and what it is to be a “queer, Muslim, gender non-conforming, Arab, mixed-race, able-bodied person of color” today.
Wilson Cruz: Pulse Massacre 'Was a Direct Attack on LGBT Latinos'
The actor, who lost family member Brenda Lee Márquez McCool in the massacre, criticized those who don’t acknowledge the tragedy’s predominantly queer Latinx victims.
Omar Mateen's Wife Allegedly Present When He Bought Ammunition, Tried to Dissuade Him
Officials say Noor Zahi Salman is cooperating with federal investigators.
Witnesses: Orlando Shooter Was a Regular at Pulse
Officials also say he conducted surveillance at the club and Walt Disney World earlier this month.
DJs, Producers Behind Queer Latinx-Focused Club Nights Respond to Pulse Massacre
Oscar Nuñez, DJs for New York City’s Papi Juice party: “This is going to be something we think about for the rest of our lives.”
WATCH: Queer and Trans Latinx Activists Explain How America Contributed to Orlando Massacre
Alan Pelaez Lopez: “What happened in Orlando is not new, because we, people of color, have a history in the U.S. of never mattering.”
The Hypocrisy of America's Hatred in 7 Tweets
Twitter users tackle how the nation’s current climate paved the way for the mass shooting of LGBTQ Latinx club goers.
Like It or Not, Omar Mateen Committed a Crime as American as Apple Pie
While commercial media and politicians rush to blame the Pulse massacre on violent Islamism, we must remember that the killing of marginalized people lies at the very foundation of this country.
'Hamilton,' Performers of Color Take Center Stage and Stand Against Hate at Tony Awards
Lin-Manuel Miranda: “And love is love is love is love is love is love is love is love cannot be killed or swept aside.”