As news of the shooting at Orlando’s Pulse nightclub spread Sunday, the world has reacted with support for Orlando and the LGBT community at large.
Landmarks around the world lit up in rainbow colors in support of the LGBT community. (Note: One World Trade Center image below is from 2015, but is similar to what it looked last last night.)
— Paris (@Paris) June 13, 2016
— Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) June 12, 2016
— Seamus O'Regan (@SeamusORegan) June 12, 2016
— The Orlando Eye (@theorlandoeye) June 13, 2016
— The New York Times (@nytimes) June 13, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama has ordered all flags nationwide to be at half staff until Jun. 16.
— KING 5 News (@KING5Seattle) June 12, 2016
— Cuban Embassy in US (@EmbaCubaUS) June 13, 2016
Vigils have been planned around the world to remember the victims, from New York to Paris to Atlanta.
— Violet Blue® (@violetblue) June 13, 2016
— Ryan Kruger (@Ryan11Alive) June 12, 2016
— Raphael Satter (@razhael) June 12, 2016
Stonewall demo breaking into march up 7th ave pic.twitter.com/5CuhQ248wN
— Mary Emily O’Hara (@MaryEmilyOHara) June 12, 2016
— Nick Bryant (@NickBryantNY) June 13, 2016
Many Memphians gathered tonight to claim that hate and violence will not win. Our prayers & love are with Orlando. pic.twitter.com/t7R8qh0pXc
— Seth King (@sethmilesking) June 13, 2016
Crowd is growing for vigil for Orlando in San Francisco's Castro district pic.twitter.com/E0aD2vDYFH
— Julia Carrie Wong (@juliacarriew) June 13, 2016
A GoFundMe campaign has been set up to support the victims and their families. As of 8:30 p.m. ET, the campaign has raised over $870,000 with every penny raised going to “support these victims,” according to Ida Eskamani, a staffer at Equality Florida, which launched the campaign.