MTV will be airing True Life: We Are Orlando, a special dedicated to four of the survivors of the mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, on August 15th at 8 PM EST. The hour-long episode will give viewers a chance to explore the lives of these survivors in the wake of this tragedy, and to support the Orlando community in its efforts to move forward. It will also feature interviews with different members of the LGBTQ community who were either present the night of the attack or who were affected by the shooting.
The survivors featured include Tony Marrero, Patience Carter and Tiara Parker, and Joshua McGill. True Life: We Are Orlando marks the premiere of a new digital format for the series. MTV will be releasing exclusive videos and pictures from production through the August 15th premiere on multiple social media platforms. Already, they have released two clips from the special which can be viewed below, both of which center on Marrero.
Watch the full special on August 15th on MTV at 8 PM EST. Donations can be made to help the victims and families affected by the Pulse shooting through Equality Florida's GoFundMe page. The tribute single "Hands" is also available through iTunes with proceeds from the sale benefitting Equality Florida Pulse Victims Fund, the GLBT Community Center of Central Florida, and GLAAD.