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A woman writes the names of the victims in chalk across from the Stonewall Inn, where the gay rights movement historically began and a powerful spot for the LGBTQ community.
Flags at the candlelight vigil at the Stonewall Inn.
The crowd outside of the Stonewall Inn.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at the Stonewall Inn gathering.
Attendees at the New York vigil.
A rainbow peace flag waves above the crowd.
A peace sign is held during the vigil.
Attendees at the rally expressing their grief.
The crowd standing in solidarity for the victims while listening to the speakers.
A woman holds flowers and a rainbow flag.
A scene of the huge crowd outside the Stonewall Inn.
Outside the Stonewall Inn people leave items as a tribute to the victims.
The crowd flashes lights from their phones.
A candlelight vigil and gathering was hosted at the LGBT Center at City Hall.
Signs surrounding City Hall.
Los Angeles City Hall was lit up in the colors of the rainbow during the vigil.
A man adds a flower to the memorial.
Some attendees applied rainbow body paint to show LGBT pride and solidarity with the victims.
A woman in the crowd.
The crowd mourns.
A woman holds a candle at a remembrance service that took place at the Islamic Center of Southern California, partnering with the ICUJP Interfaith Vigil Against Violence and Hatred.
A member of the crowd raises a fist at a Los Angeles gathering.
A vigil attendee with a message written in body paint.
A man creating a makeshift memorial at the gathering with the crowd behind him.
A man brings a rainbow-colored umbrella to a vigil held at the United States embassy in Berlin.
A mourner adds to a memorial.
A rainbow flag at the Berlin gathering.
The front of the United States embassy in Berlin on June 13, 2016.
A vigil in London took place outside of the Admiral Duncan pub, the scene of a 1999 bombing that shook London's LGBT community.
Two signs made for the vigil.