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LGBTQPOC Articles on #Orlando

I think darkest days are made brighter when you can help, and it was an honor provide social media consultation to Equality Florida last year as they developed their fund-raising efforts to support the victims and survivors of the Pulse nightclub shooting. In the end Equality Florida raised over $9 million and you can still donate today to support their efforts to #honorthemwithaction.





Below are some articles I collected reflecting the LGBTQIA people of color (POC) response to #Orlando 
(added to The Pulse Orlando syllabus on 6/20/16)

White queers, this is a betrayal. | Woman of Qolour
https://womanofqolour.com/2016/06/17/white-queers-this-is-a-betrayal/

My Pride is Bulletproof: A Queer Puerto Rican on Life After Orlando | Rolling Stone
http://www.rollingstone.com/culture/features/my-pride-is-bulletproof-a-queer-puerto-rican-on-life-after-orlando-20160616
Whitewashing the Orlando shooting victims only makes LGBTQ people of color more vulnerable to violence - Vox
http://www.vox.com/2016/6/16/11954668/whitewashing-orlando-victims-lgbt-violence
How To Be Tender With Your Grief While Holding Orlando In Your Heart – This Bridge Called Our Health: (Re)imagining Our Minds, Bodies, and Spirits
https://thisbridgecalledourhealth.wordpress.com/2016/06/14/how-to-be-tender-with-your-grief-while-holding-orlando-in-your-heart/
Activist: Latinx LGBTQ Community & Its Stories of Survival Should Be at Center of Orlando Response | Democracy Now!
http://www.democracynow.org/2016/6/14/activist_latinx_lgbtq_community_its_stories
American Ugliness: Queer and Trans People of Color Say "Not in Our Names"
http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/36430-american-ugliness-queer-and-trans-people-of-color-say-not-in-our-names
Pulse Nightclub Shooting Robbed the LGBT Latinx Community of a Sanctuary
http://remezcla.com/features/music/pulse-nightclub-sanctuary/
An East Bay Queer Artist-of-Color on Orlando's Horrific Nightclub Shooting | Opinion | East Bay Express
http://www.eastbayexpress.com/oakland/an-east-bay-queer-and-trans-artist-of-color-on-orlandos-horrific-nightclub-shooting/Content?oid=4832603
Orlando massacre: It’s not safe to be queer in America | Fusion
http://fusion.net/story/313181/queer-person-of-color-unsafe-america/
(30) Familia: Trans Queer Liberation Movement
https://www.facebook.com/Familiatqlm/videos/894654677347323/
What Queer Latinos Are Saying About The Orlando Shooting : Code Switch : NPR
http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/06/13/481859852/what-queer-latinos-are-saying-about-the-orlando-shooting
Do Not Militarize Our Mourning: Orlando and the Ongoing Tragedy Against LGBTSTGNC POC | Audre Lorde Project
http://alp.org/do-not-militarize-our-mourning-orlando-and-ongoing-tragedy-against-lgbtstgnc-poc
Response to Shooting in Orlando (6/12/16)
http://www.muslimalliance.org/masgd-speaks/87-response-to-shooting-in-orlando
From Charleston to Orlando: Reflections on Massacre in a Time of Backlash — Mediumhttps://medium.com/@Lyles/from-charleston-to-orlando-reflections-on-massacre-in-the-time-of-the-right-61e546db6c86#.g2vd1hgx3
Here Is What LGBT Muslims Want You To Know After The Orlando Shooting
https://www.buzzfeed.com/skarlan/here-is-what-lgbt-muslims-want-you-to-know-after-the-orlando?utm_term=.ghLQl7mEO#.sfvb5Bgqm
Queer Latinx: Tired of Being Targets | Advocate.com
http://www.advocate.com/commentary/2016/6/15/queer-latinx-tired-being-targets
To My Fellow QTPoC Mourning the Orlando Pulse Shooting
http://wearyourvoicemag.com/identities/lgbtq-identities/qtpoc-mourning-orlando-pulse-shooting
Only When I’m Dancing Can I Feel This Free - MTV
http://www.mtv.com/news/2891842/only-when-im-dancing-can-i-feel-this-free/
Queer, Muslim, & Unwelcome at the "New Stonewall"
http://muftah.org/queer-muslim-unwelcome-new-stonewall/#.V2jJjLgrJAj
In Honor of Our Dead: Latinx, Queer, Trans, Muslim, Black — We Will Be Free | En Honor a Nuestros Muertos: Latinx, Queer, Trans, Musulmanes, Negros – Seremos Libres | Black Lives Matter
http://blacklivesmatter.com/in-honor-of-our-dead-queer-trans-muslim-black-we-will-be-free/
WeFight2Live — As we mourn the 50 dead and over 50 injured in...
http://wefight2live.tumblr.com/post/145869493810/as-we-mourn-the-50-dead-and-over-50-injured-in
Take Two | 80 percent of LGBT people killed are minorities | 89.3 KPCC
http://www.scpr.org/programs/take-two/2016/06/14/49669/80-percent-of-lgbt-people-killed-are-minorities/
Despite the Orlando Attack, LGBT People of Color Will Find Our Resilience in Our Clubs - HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men - TheBody.com
http://www.thebody.com/content/77751/despite-the-orlando-attack-lgbt-people-of-color-wi.html

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