Video – Daniel Hernandez At Memorial For Victims Of Tucson Shooting: ‘I Must Humbly Reject the Use of of the Word Hero’

Daniel Hernandez, the 20-year-old gay intern who is responible for helping save Rep. Gabrielle Giffords life, was honored as a hero last night at the Memorial for the victims of the Tuscon AZ shooting last Saturday.

Hernandez delivered a terrific and humble speech where he  rejected being called a “hero” and called on everyone to honor others that were there that night, and those who dedicate their lives to public service.

Daniel regardless of what you say you ARE a TRUE HERO!


Will Kohler

Will Kohler is one of America's best known LGBT historians, He is also a a accredited journalist and the owner of A longtime gay activist Will fought on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic with ACT-UP and continues fighting today for LGBT acceptance and full equality. Will’s work has been referenced on such notable media venues as BBC News, CNN, MSNBC, The Washington Post, The Daily Wall Street Journal, Hollywood Reporter, and Raw Story. Back2Stonewall has been recently added to the Library of Congress' LGBTQ+ Studies Web Archive. Mr. Kohler is available for comment, interviews and lectures on LGBT History. Contact:

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