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.)
#WeStandWithOrlando @LaTourEiffel illuminée aux couleurs des drapeaux arc-en-ciel et américain #LoveWins pic.twitter.com/45W1bvSi7Z
— Paris (@Paris) June 13, 2016
One World Trade spire to lit in rainbow colors this evening. #OrlandoShooting https://t.co/MwzPDieI0l #NYC pic.twitter.com/Kgk2EVqsqq
— Anthony Quintano (@AnthonyQuintano) June 12, 2016
City Hall, Tel Aviv. #Orlando pic.twitter.com/0l55hFVQ4a
— Seamus O'Regan (@SeamusORegan) June 12, 2016
— The Orlando Eye (@theorlandoeye) June 13, 2016
Sydney Harbor Bridge, lit in rainbow colors to honor the victims of the Orlando attack https://t.co/pEA45peGIn pic.twitter.com/1oFKkSsFLx
— 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.
Space Needle flies the Pride flag at half-staff for Orlando https://t.co/rSCfYZrBkq pic.twitter.com/rh88CLrCRT
— KING 5 News (@KING5Seattle) June 12, 2016
.@EmbaCubaUS. #Cuba flag to half-staff to honor victims #OrlandoShooting #Florida #US #CubaUS pic.twitter.com/F03IAk3G9F
— 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.
Crowd gathering for the #Orlando vigil; shrine at 18th and Castro. pic.twitter.com/15xXAspCjP
— Violet Blue® (@violetblue) June 13, 2016
#PrayForOrlando rally marching through Midtown ATL #11Alive pic.twitter.com/bt3bdpbzOq
— Ryan Kruger (@Ryan11Alive) June 12, 2016
In #Paris, a vigil in solidarity with #Orlando pic.twitter.com/B7GTEqfX3z
— 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
Vigil at White House ends with Star-Spangled Banner, with emphasis on "home of the brave" @BBCNewsUS #Orlando pic.twitter.com/GjigOrfaTi
— 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.