Violence, hate and terror are old and familiar tactics that have often been endured by the LGBTQ community. Over the centuries, many have used those weapons against "our kind" -- private individuals, public institutions, national organizations, religions of all descriptions, governments of various ideologies. These horrifying tactics have never defeated us in the past and we will not allow them to do so now.
Rest in peace, all who died in the Orlando nightclub attack. Live in pride, all who survived it. Blessed be.