Obituaries

Kent James, aka Nick Name: April 30, 1964 - July 3, 2020

Kent James, aka Nick Name: April 30, 1964 - July 3, 2020

Kent James, also known as the punk-influenced rock music frontman Nick Name, died at his home in Palm Springs on July 3, 2020. The gay singer-songwriter lived in San Francisco for a few years, and performed at local nightclubs.

Obituaries: Doug Kent

Obituaries: Doug Kent

The obituary for Doug Kent.

Obituaries: Margot Antonetty

Obituaries: Margot Antonetty

The obituary for Margot Antonetty.

Obituaries: Ida VSW Red

Obituaries: Ida VSW Red

The obituary for Ida VSW Red.

Updated: Larry Kramer, groundbreaking AIDS activist and playwright, dies at 84

Updated: Larry Kramer, groundbreaking AIDS activist and playwright, dies at 84

Larry Kramer — the New York City-based gay playwright and author whose involvement in the Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP changed the course of the AIDS epidemic — died May 27. He was 84

'Stonewall' author David Carter dies

'Stonewall' author David Carter dies

David Carter, a gay man whose book on the 1969 Stonewall riots was considered by many scholars and critics as the definitive text on the seminal event in LGBTQ history, died May 1 in his Greenwich Village apartment in New York City.

Obituary: Bradford Byron Potts

Obituary: Bradford Byron Potts

The obituary for Bradford Byron Potts

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thanks to matching offer from anonymous donor, Bay Area Reporter extends fundraising appeal

Thank you very much, it has been both humbling and encouraging receiving your generous support when so many are also in need of help. So far, we have raised just over $25,000 and are just 15% away from reaching our goal of $30,000.

Obituaries: Jim Campbell

Obituaries: Jim Campbell

The obituary for Jim Campbell.

Obituary: Nick Shelbi

Obituary: Nick Shelbi

The obituary for Nick Shelbi.

Obituary: Joseph Saunders

Obituary: Joseph Saunders

The obituary for Joseph Saunders.

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Obituaries: Jeffrey Tilmon

Obituaries: Jeffrey Tilmon

The obituary for Jeffrey Tilmon.

Obituary: Robert Scot Webster

Obituary: Robert Scot Webster

The obituary for Robert Scot Webster.