June 14, 2016
Not since the murder of innocents in Sandy Hook have I been so affected as by the tragedy we witnessed this past Sunday in Orlando and continue to see now that the stories of those killed and wounded come forth.
I like many around the world sat in disbelief that yet again there was another mass killing by a madman here in the United States. But for me this time it was different as my brethren of the LGBT community were the targets of such brutality. One can never reconcile as much as we may try in our minds how this could have happened. What evil had been implanted in a mind to carry out such a diabolical and senseless deed.
I will let others put different labels on this event and the shooter, the only label important to me is this was a homophobic attack on innocent people whose only offense was spending an evening with friends and strangers in a safe place to be who they are without condemnation. Read more of this post