Uber Is Offering Free Rides To And From LGBT Hotspots This Weekend
To honor the victims of last week's shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Uber will be offering free(ish) rides to and from "places around Los Angeles that are important to the history and culture of the local LGBT community," according to their website. In a written statement, Uber said, "The world is a brighter and better place when we are all free to be ourselves. And we want to bring people together, no matter who you are or where you’re from."
Uber will help facilitate this "bringing of people together" by serving these particular locations under the terms of the deal this weekend:
- Hollywood LGBT Center
- WeHo LGBT Center
- The Abbey
- Winward Circle
- Will Rogers Beach - Between Sunset Blvd and San Vicente Blvd
Uber notes that riders are limited to two rides worth $20 each. The deal is valid through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, June 20. The deal is being offered to 21 cities in the United States, and also includes locations in Palm Springs and San Diego.
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