Ahead of its second season premiere,
Gaycation has released a special episode about Orlando's mass
Gaycation Presents: Orlando
premiered Wednesday on Viceland. The outlet also made the episode
available to watch for free on YouTube.
In the episode, hosts Ellen Page and
Ian Daniel take a look at the aftermath of the deadliest mass
shooting in American history. Forty-nine people died and dozens were
injured when a lone gunman opened fire in a gay nightclub, the Pulse.
“In one dark night, the Pulse shooter
brought to light some of America’s most divisive issues:
intolerance for the LGBTQ community, Islamophobia, xenophobia, and
gun violence,” says Page, who is gay. “We may never know of his
motives, or if his loathing was for himself or others. But the tragic
outcome has left 49 dead and forced Orlando to grieve and process
Gaycation season 2 premieres
September 7 on Viceland.