One Pulse, one love


A crowd of people gathered outside the gay bar June 12, one year since the Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting, to remember the people killed and many others injured.

Chelsea Nylen reacts while visiting the memorial outside the Pulse Nightclub on the one-year anniversary of the shooting in Orlando, Florida, U.S., June 12, 2017.

People in Clarksville came together at McGregor Park to mark the anniversary of the attack in Orlando.

Holding hostages during his standoff with police, Mateen claimed allegiance to a leader of the Islamic State militant group before he was killed in an exchange of gunfire with authorities.

During a midday service, the Orlando Gay Chorus performed Cyndi Lauper's "True Colors" and speakers talked less about the tragedy and more about how Orlando area residents came together in the aftermath.

Pulse owner Barbara Poma spoke late Monday night at the last of four services to remember the 49 patrons who were killed June 12, 2016, by a gunman at the Orlando nightclub. Many Catholic churches around the United States participated in tolling church bells 49 times on the anniversary of the massacre to remember those who died.

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Jay Sekulow , chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, appeared across the major political talk shows on Sunday. Rosenstein was also the author of a letter in May to Trump criticizing the performance of FBI Director James Comey .

One homophobic protestor was arrested just outside Pulse nightclub.

The real message was love and togetherness. An officer holds out his hand to stop Maguire.

"We need to watch each others' backs, we need to take care of each other", Desormeau said. The two push one another briefly, and Maguire falls.

Pride week in Bay County kicks off on Monday, June 19th.

A foot race was held over the weekend, and eight gay and lesbian students were awarded $4,900 toward their college studies by a local businessman.

"I realize that gathering here in this place, at this hour, is beyond hard". His wife, Noor Salman, is facing charges of aiding and abetting and obstruction in federal court, and she has pleaded not guilty to helping her husband.