Tuesday June 14, 2016
Editorial Cartoon by Graeme MacKay, The Hamilton Spectator – Tuesday June 14, 2016
Hamilton Pride Week follows deadly mass murder at gay night club in Florida
The City of Hamilton and its LGBTQ Advisory Committee held a Pride Flag Raising Ceremony on June 13 from 12 to 1 p.m. in the Hamilton City Hall forecourt to kick off Pride Week 2016 and celebrate and honour Hamilton’s LGBTQ community.
The rainbow Pride and Trans Pride flags will fly at City Hall throughout Pride week. (Source.)
Pride week was launched the Monday following a horrific mass shooting occurred on Saturday night in a gay night club in Orlando, Florida. It marked the deadliest mass shooting in the United States and the nation’s worst terror attack since 9/11, authorities said. (Source: CNN)