The Latin pop superstar will lend his support and promote tolerance via social media posts, video messages and narrating exhibitions.
Organizers opted for an online event to mark four years since the deadly shooting at the nightclub in Orlando, Florida.
The graphic video was branded “horrible,” “f**ked up” and “triggering” for survivors like her. A Pulse nightclub survivor has also called it "insensitive."
The South Bend, Indiana, mayor paid tribute to the 49 people killed in the Orlando, Florida, massacre, calling for gun control and anti-hate crime legislation.
Lawmakers introduced a bill to designate the location a federal landmark days before the third anniversary of the mass shooting at the gay nightclub.
The comedian acknowledged the "beautiful lives cut short by senseless evil" before meeting with the mother of one of the 49 victims.
On the second anniversary of the Pulse nightclub shooting, advocates called for faster action on gun reform.
In the two years since an LGBTQ safe space became a slaughterhouse, queer people have largely led the gun control movement.
The lack of a memorial for Shepard's 1998 death in Wyoming "solidified the mission" for a Pulse memorial, nightclub owner Barbara Poma said.
A temporary monument to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting was unveiled Tuesday.