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"We must approach this horrific loss with love and strength, even as we rightfully feel anger and fear. Hatred only begets hatred, and right now, compassion and empathy are painfully limited resources." - Janson Wu, GLAD Executive Director

To go from the joy of Pride on Saturday to Sunday’s news about the tragedy in Orlando felt horribly numbing and paradoxical. I had slept in Sunday morning with my husband, exhausted after a long day of celebrating at Boston’s Pride Parade. We were looking forward to a rare, free day to do laundry an...