This marks the 14th trans person killed this year in the U.S. — the same number killed in all of 2013.
The sudden news at the end of the three day PrideFest Milwaukee brought a crowd to express their grief at City Hall.
The shock and grief surrounding the shootings in Orlando were felt as immediate and present in Anchorage, Alaska. These photos are form their vigil on Monday.
“My son, the 50 people that are victims, they are all victims of terrorism,” Seddique Mateen tells The Advocate.
The gunman had falsely claimed he had a bomb and had strapped more explosives to some of the clubgoers.
A grand jury is reportedly investigating whether there's sufficient evidence to try Nora Salman, Omar Mateen's second wife, as an accessory, for knowing about his plot.