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Wednesday Jun 15 | via Chicagoist
City Hall put up rainbow-colored lighting on Monday - documented on Reddit and Imgur Wednesday - to show solidarity with the LGBTQ community in the wake of Saturday night's mass shooting at an Orlando LGBTQ club, a spokesperson for City Hall told Chicagoist. The city of Chicago has shown strong support for the victims and the local LGBTQ community since the shooting. Comment?
Monday Jun 13 | via Chicago Tribune
Chicago officials are evaluating security changes to LGBT Pride events this month in the wake of Sunday's mass shooting at a popular gay bar in Orlando, Fla. Office of Emergency Management and Communications leaders and Chicago police command staff will be meeting internally, and with event organizers and Boystown business owners, over the next several days to discuss safety strategy for the Pride Fest and the Pride Parade celebrations. Comment?
Monday Jun 13 | via News24
Mourner Henry Duong pays during a memorial service in San Diego, California on June 12, 2016, for the victims of the Orlando Nighclub shooting. Mourners cry during a vigil around a makeshift memorial in the Lakeview neighbourhood, the epicentre of the city's gay culture, in Chicago, Illinois on June 12, 2106, in remembrance of the victims of the gay nightclub shooting in Orlando, Florida. Comment?
Sunday Jun 12 | via Daily Herald
In the wake of a nightclub massacre in Orlando, Florida, that officials are calling the deadliest in U.S. history, local LGBT organizations and members of the Chicago-area LGBT community are expressing their grief and showing their support. The shooting, which left 50 killed and 53 injured, occurred early Sunday in a gay dance club called Pulse. Comment?
Sunday Jun 12 | via Red Eye Chicago
A gunman wielding an assault-type rifle and a handgun took hostages and opened fire inside a crowded Florida nightclub on June 12, 2016, killing 50 people and wounding 53 others before dying in a gunfight with SWAT officers. Chicago police are stepping up manpower around LGBT events and hubs in the city in the wake of a horrific mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that left at least 50 people dead and 53 others injured. Comment?
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