On June 12, Omar Mateena year-old security guardkilled 49 people and wounded 53 others in a mass shooting inside Pulsea gay nightclub in Orlando, FloridaUnited States. Orlando Police Department officers shot and killed him after a three-hour standoff. In a call made shortly after the shooting began, Mateen swore allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and the LevantAbu Bakr al-Baghdadiand said the U.
A man identified only as "Miguel" claimed in an interview Tuesday he was Omar Mateen's lover for two months, and that the gunman in the deadly Orlando shooting "had rage" against Puerto Ricans. In an interview with Noticias Univisionthe man told the Spanish-language newscast he had been questioned by the FBI, and gave agents information about when and where he met Mateen. Univision noted they have not been able to independently verify "Miguel's" story, but that the FBI did confirm officials have been questioning the man.
Massachusetts was the first state to recognize gay marriage — a full decade before the country as a whole did — and its capital city quite fittingly has a host of bars catering to the LGBT community. Whether you're seeking a low-key dive bar or an in-your-face cocktail bar with drag brunches, these six LGBT-friendly bars and clubs in Boston will make you feel right at home. Drag brunches and regular screenings of RuPaul make visiting Trophy Room in the South End a weekly occurrence for some Bostonians — especially those looking for more than just a standard drink.
If you're a human and see this, please ignore it. If you're a scraper, please click the link below :- Note that clicking the link below will block access to this site for 24 hours. Is this the new status quo, or will the age of Trump spark a queer-culture comeback? I first entered one by accident as a freshman at Boston College, when a party bus dropped us off in the Theater District for a first weekend out, and we eagerly shuffled our circa dancing shoes into the nearest place blasting music.
June 12, am Updated June 12, pm. Omar Mateen, 29, called and pledged his allegiance to ISIS and mentioned the Boston Marathon bombings early on in his bloodbath, according to reports. An off-duty cop working as a security guard at the club returned fire, prompting Mateen to retreat further into the hotspot and take hostages, officials said.
Click here to see an updated list of confirmed victims from the City of Orlando. Click here to see all of our coverage on the Orlando nightclub shooting. Mateen carried an assault rifle and a pistol into the packed Pulse club about 2 a.
A hurled brick, a few hard kicks, a person shoved into the glass. At first, they replaced the windows. Instaff began covering up the damage with plywood, a grim concession to the way things were, a cruel symbol of life in the shadows.
For more than 30 years, this Back Bay nightclub and restaurant has welcomed all comers, and remains a major player on the local LGBTQ scene. The Napoleon Room features excellent cabaret, including the popular weekly Broadway sing-along on Wednesday nights. The Moonshine Room is the place to go for Drag Bingo and other fun diversions.
Family and friends of the 49 people killed Sunday shared details about their loved ones, including two who had ties to Western Mass. New details raise questions about how police and fire agencies responded to the deadliest mass shooting in recent history. Attorney General Loretta Lynch will meet with prosecutors, first responders, and families of the victims.