Orlando Pulse club victims brief bios

Stanley Almodovar III, 23, was a pharmacy technician fond of wild hair styles and colors

Amanda Alvear, 25, was studying to become a nurse and at the club with her best friend, Mercedez Flores, who was also killed

Oscar A Aracena-Montero, 26, a business management student, had just returned from vacation with Simon Adrian Carrillo Fernandez

Rodolfo Ayala-Ayala, 33, worked at OneBlood blood bank as a biologics assistant

Antonio Davon Brown, 29, was a captain in the Army Reserve and a graduate of Florida A&M University

Darryl Roman Burt II, 29, was a college financial aid officer who worked with military service members

Angel L. Candelario-Padro, 28, was an ophthalmic technician at the Florida Retina Institute

Verizon customers can text to support Orlando LGBT community

One Orlando FundAny Verizon Wireless customer who would like to help the victims and their families can easily donate to the OneOrlando Fund formed by Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer. The purpose of the OneOrlando Fund is to provide a way to help respond to the needs of Orlando's community after the effects of the Pulse tragedy.

Largest mass shooting in U.S. history occurs at Orlando gay club

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An Orlando gay nightclub shooting at 2am this morning has just updated the number of casualties to 50, and 53 injured. The shooter has been identified as Omar Mateen of Port St. Lucie Florida.

Parties are plentiful at 25th Anniversary of Jersey Pride

Jersey Pride 2015 stageAsbury Park has always been the place to party for Jersey Pride Weekend, but with the event marking its 25th anniversary this year, the bashes at the bars, dance clubs, community centers and hotels around the city are sure to be even more intense. 

Spring into pet parenthood!

Reese is looking for a new homePets

Meet Reese, 1.5-year old shepherd mix! She is a very happy and energetic girl who loves to go for long walks with shelter volunteers, and she has very good manners on a leash. She does well around children, but she needs to be in a home where she is the only animal.

New Jersey Gay Men’s Chorus celebrates 25th Anniversary

New Jersey Gay Men's ChorusJoin the New Jersey Gay Men's Chorus when they celebrate 25 years of music and memories at a special performance featuring guest appearances by former NJGMC Artistic Directors, including Richard Loatman, Steven A. Russell and founding Artistic Director Jay Kawarsky.

Suzanne Westenhoefer fundraiser for Jersey Pride’s 25th

Suzanne WestenhoefferDid you ever wonder what it would be like to chat with Suzanne Westenhoefer at a cocktail party? What inspires her? What's her favorite food is? So many questions, so little time. Well wonder no more if you come to the VIP party on May 1.

New Jersey AIDS Walk needs more community support

NJ AIDS Walk May 1 2016 logoThe New Jersey AIDS Walk today announced that they are lagging behind in fundraising this year. The walk is being held on May 1, 2016 in five separate locations with thousands of people walking in solidarity throughout the state of NJ to support people living with HIV/AIDS. 

New Jersey AIDS Walk is scheduled for May 1

NJ AIDS Walk May 1 2016 logoThe New Jersey AIDS Walk is being held on May 1, 2016 in five separate locations with thousands of people walking in solidarity throughout the state of NJ to support people living with HIV/AIDS. 

Mayo PAC to host LGBT event before Kathy Griffin’s live performance

Kathy Griffin blue dress 2012 Courtesy BRAVOMayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown will be hosting a very special first-time LGBT outreach event in conjunction with the Kathy Griffin Live concert performance on Saturday, April 23. LGBT community members and friends are invited to a pre-show cocktail hour before the 9:30 pm show.