Obituaries

Obituaries: Leanne Martin

Obituaries: Leanne Martin

The obituary for Leanne Martin.

Gay Chinese American activist Hoover Lee dies

Gay Chinese American activist Hoover Lee dies

Hoover Lee, a Hawaii-born gay Chinese American activist and champion of global LGBTQ human rights, died February 11 at California Pacific Medical Center in San Francisco. He was 83.

Obituaries: Simon Sheppard

Obituaries: Simon Sheppard

The obituary for Simon Sheppard.

San Francisco activist Terrrie Frye dies

San Francisco activist Terrrie Frye dies

Terrrie Frye, a longtime activist and Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club member, died February 4.

Inclusive family life educator EB Troast dies

Inclusive family life educator EB Troast dies

EB Troast, a queer educator in Petaluma who specialized in LGBTQ-inclusive family life and sex education curriculum, died January 11 after she collapsed during a Zoom meeting. She was 37.

Bay Area AIDS advocate William Hershon dies

Bay Area AIDS advocate William Hershon dies

William M. Hershon, a gay man and longtime San Francisco AIDS advocate and attorney, died January 29. He was 67.

SF Women's Building founding director Carmen Vázquez dies

SF Women's Building founding director Carmen Vázquez dies

Carmen Vázquez, the founding director of the Women's Building in San Francisco and a longtime activist for the LGBTQ community and social justice, died January 27 in New York City. She was 72.

Lee Mentley, 'Princess of Castro Street,' dies

Lee Mentley, 'Princess of Castro Street,' dies

Lee Mentley, the self-described "Princess of Castro Street," died January 20 at his home in Sonora, California. He was 72.

Obituaries: Leonard Maran

Obituaries: Leonard Maran

The obituary for Leonard Maran.

Obituaries: Darren Zane English

Obituaries: Darren Zane English

The obituary for Darren Zane English.

Obituaries: Ralph Newton Jennings

Obituaries: Ralph Newton Jennings

The obituary for Ralph Newton Jennings.

Alice Hoagland, mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, dies

Alice Hoagland, mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, dies

Alice Hoagland, the mother of gay 9/11 hero Mark Bingham, has died.

Sex worker rights advocate Margo St. James dies

Sex worker rights advocate Margo St. James dies

Margo St. James, a noted sex-positive feminist and pioneer of the sex workers' rights movement, died January 11 at age 83.

SF gay activist Ken Jones dies at 70

SF gay activist Ken Jones dies at 70

Longtime gay activist Ken Jones, a Black man who was key to the desegregation of LGBTQ activism, died January 13. He was 70.