#QueerSelfLove Shows Diversity of LGBTQ Community in the Best Way

#QueerSelfLove Shows Diversity of LGBTQ Community in the Best Way
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The horrific mass shooting during Latin night at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, earlier this week shocked the world — but not more than it has shaken the LGBTQ community.

Intent on not allowing one man's hatred to define their image, members of LGBTQ communities on Twitter have been posting selfies and speaking out about the tragedy with the hashtag #QueerSelfLove.

As members of the community grieve over the tragedy in Orlando, #QueerSelfLove participants are attempting to highlight queer identity.

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Aaron Morrison

Aaron is a Senior Staff Writer for The Movement at Mic. He covers the intersection of race, justice, politics, diversity and civil rights. He has previously written for IB TImes, Miami Herald, The Bergen Record of New Jersey and the Associated Press. Send tips to aaron@mic.com.

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