Queer Migration and the Pulse Shooting

Lizette Alvarez and Nick Madigan, “In the Dead in Orlando, Puerto Ricans Hear a Roll Call of Their Kin,” New York Times, June 14, 2016.

Javier Arbona, “Queer Boricua Geopolitics and the Pulse Shooting,” June 25, 2016.

Lawrence La Fountain-Stokes, “Queer Puerto Ricans and the Burden of Violence,” Latino USA, June 21, 2016.

Steven W. Thrasher, “LGBT people of color refuse to be erased after Orlando: ‘We have to elbow in,’” The Guardian, June 18, 2016.

Julie Torres, “Mourning in Orlando,” Anthropology News, November 11, 2016.

Kaitlyn Hayes, “Puerto Rico unveils first LGBT monument to honour Orlando victims,” Pink News, July 5, 2016.

Reflections on One Year Anniversary of Pulse Shooting:

Associated Press, “Comunidad de hispanos gays en Orlando se fortalece a un año de masacre,” El Nuevo Día, June 7, 2017 [English Version: “After Pulse attack, gay Latino community seeks strength”].

Jennifer A. Marcial Ocasio, “Pulse victims’ families in Puerto Rico: ‘We have to cry alone,’” Orlando Sentinel, June 8, 2017. [Spanish Version: “Pulse: Familiares de las víctimas boricuas sufren aisladas”].

The Orlando Sentinel has made its online archive of Pulse coverage available free of charge to the public to mark the one year anniversary of the shooting. It is available here

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