Please join us this evening at a vigil to remember the lives lost and to stand with the survivors of the shooting in Orlando. Additional information and details about tonight are below and avialble on Facebook. Please note, we are encouraging attendees to bring LED candles for this evening’s vigil.
For Immediate Release
Date: June 13, 2016
GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO, MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO AND LGBT LEADERS JOIN TO STAND IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE SURVIVORS AND VICTIMS OF THE ORLANDO TERRORIST ATTACK
New York, New York: Governor Andrew Cuomo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, Stonewall Democrats, and leaders of the New York LGBT community will come together to stand in solidarity with the survivors and the victims of the senseless attack in Orlando. The LGBT community in America and around the world is often the target of hate, but time and again has proven that love conquers hate. We will not run and hide, we will not cower to violence and we will continue to love and fight for full equality for all Americans.
WHO: LGBT Community Leaders and elected officials
WHAT: Vigil for the lives lost in Orlando
DATE: Monday, June 13, 2016
TIME: Remarks scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM
WHERE: The Stonewall Inn, 53 Christopher Street (Between Waverly Place and 7th Avenue South)
WHY: To bring together leaders in the LGBT community to both remember those we lost, and stand with the survivors of this senseless terrorist attack. Additionally, members of the LGBT community will call on Congress to stop standing in the way of reasonable gun control laws.