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Jun 09 2017
Gays Against Guns Announces Rally At Stonewall In Honor Of Pulse Anniversary Comments (0)

18447390_1951195861778698_514534598930118052_n(Image via G.A.G.)

On Monday, June 12, Gays Against Guns aka G.A.G. and several partnering LGBTQ clubs are staging a public event on the one-year anniversary of the slaughter at Pulse gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, when Omar Mateen — a troubled man pledging allegiance to ISIL — shot to death 49 LGBTQ people and injured many others.

The event will be in honor of those lost, and will demand that gun laws be revised.

Details Here!

From a press release:

The Pulse Memorial Rally features appearances by Pulse survivor Keinon Carter; Lavender Light Gospel Choir; NYC Drag Queen of Soul and Kinky Boots star Crystal Demure; members of the Queer Urban Orchestra; youth acapella group Passing Notes; singers Judy Torres, Aaron Paul, Frenchie Davis, Corey Tut, and Anthony Lamont; Broadway star Felicia Finley; spoken word performers Miss Teary Man Made and Gia Man Made; dance group House of Duende; and many others. 49 veiled “Human Beings” will memorialize the victims, each of whose name will be read by community leaders. Patrons of 30 partnering LGBTQ bars and clubs, including Henrietta Hudson, Stonewall Inn, Rockbar, Ty’s, Duplex, Hangar, Boots and Saddle, Cubbyhole, Julius, Phoenix, Nowhere, Eastern Bloc, the Monster, Therapy, Marie’s Crisis, Ninth Avenue Saloon, Metropolitan, and Club Evolution, among others, will walk silently in groups to meet outside Stonewall Inn for a solemn yet ultimately celebratory event ending in a dance party with DJ's Christy Love and W. Jeremy. Afterwards, the public is invited to meet up at partnering bars throughout New York City for drink specials and community-building.

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