The shooting at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, over the weekend came as Pride events in D.C. were coming to their annual culmination. The tragedy put into perspective the violence that LGBT citizens can face and the activism it can inspire. We talk with members of the regional LGBT community about the ways the attack shifted the tone of Pride celebrations and how they’re coping as the nation mourns those killed.


  • Bernie Delia Board President, Capital Pride Alliance
  • Aliya Rahman D.C. Resident

Photos: Dupont Circle Candlelight Vigil

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