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Pulse, One Year Later: A Wider View From The Well-Known Voice Behind “It Gets Better”

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Here in Orlando, we have a sense of lingering effects from the Pulse nightclub shooting. Those who were directly affected grapple with long recoveries, difficult memories, post-traumatic stress. Some of that hurt is felt by the larger community. And we also see signs of a city showing a new degree of solidarity with its LGBTQ members. But here in Orlando, we’re in the eye of the storm and it’s hard to see the impact of Pulse from a larger perspective.

Dan Savage has that insight – he is a columnist, an LGBTQ advocate, the voice of the Savage Lovecast, and the founder of the “It Gets Better” project, a group that offers support to LGBTQ youth.


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Nicole Darden-Creston

About Nicole Darden-Creston

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Nicole came to central Florida to attend Rollins College and started working for Orlando’s ABC News Radio affiliate shortly after graduation. As a field reporter, news anchor and radio show host in the City Beautiful, she has covered everything from national elections to local arts, from extraordinary hurricanes ... Read Full Bio »