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Toronto tribute to Orlando victims planned for City Hall

Last Sunday a large candle light vigil for the victims of the Orlando shooting was held in Barbara Hall Park at the 519 on Church Street, and yesterday The Beaver on Queen West mounted the Pulse logo in their front window as a tribute. Now an even larger memorial has been organized for Sunday evening at Nathan Philips Square.

Emotions continue to run high for members of the LGBT community worldwide. Members of the Toronto community Michael Erickson and Ryan Kerr took those powerful feelings and turned them towards organizing a massive tribute for the victims of the Orlando shooting called PulseTO.

Choir! Choir! Choir!'s will lead a sing-a-long of Cyndi Lauper's "True Colours," and there will be music from Troy Jackson and Camila Diaz-Varela. DJ Syrus Marcus Ware will spin a slow dancing set afterwards. They will be adding more queer, Latino performers to the lineup before the event.

"One week after Orlando we are still tender, shaken and struggling. In the spirit of Pulse, we invite you to join us for PulseTO," they state on the Facebook page.


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