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49 celebrities honour the victims of Orlando in emotional tribute video – WATCH

By Fabio Crispim

The Human Rights Campaign have released an emotional video featuring celebrities that have come together to pay tribute to the 49 victims that died in the tragic Orlando shootings by Omar Mateen.

The 18-minute video, directed by Ned Martel and American Horror Story’s Ryan Murphy, calls for people to visit the Stop The Hate website to support the victim’s families and the survivors.

Celebrities featured in the video include Lady Gaga, Matt Bomer, Sarah Paulson, Lea Michele, Sofia Vergara, Kevin McHale, Darren Criss and more as they read the names of the victims and share memories of them.

Towards the end of the video, the celebrities call for everyone to join them and the Human Rights Campaign to demand “common sense laws to protect the LGBTQ community and all Americans from hate crimes.”


The Human Rights Campaign states that after the tragic shooting, Ryan Murphy asked how he could help drive awareness about anti-LGBT hate and gun violence and the results was this video tribute.

He said: “The hate that stole these 49 individuals from all those who loved them has been allowed to flourish in our country for too long. No person is born hating another, and we have an obligation as Americans to stand up against prejudice and bigotry that would incite violence against someone simply for who they are.”

He added, “I am proud to have joined with Ned Martel, my talented colleagues, and the Human Rights Campaign to honour these 49 heroes and stop the hate.”

You can watch the emotional video below: