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On June 12, 2016, 49 people were killed at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Fla., marking the deadliest mass shooting in American history. The tragedy has continued to reverberate throughout the LGBT community, including here in Philadelphia. In this special section to mark the one-year anniversary, PGN explored how mourners are paying tribute to the victims, and what has — and hasn't — changed in the past year. 

Last month, police arrested a man in Brooklyn, N.Y., for allegedly knocking a lesbian woman unconscious in a subway. Officials said the suspect purposely bumped into the victim and her girlfriend while yelling anti-LGBT words such as “dyke” and “faggot.” 

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