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By Cynthia Laird | July 15, 2021

Marilyn Sarah Robinson, a founding board member of the Transgender Law Center, died June 30, according to friends. She was 60.

By Cynthia Laird | July 14, 2021

Sally Miller Gearhart, the first out lesbian to receive a tenure-track position at San Francisco State University and a beloved LGBTQ rights advocate, died July 14, according to Jean Crosby, who sent out an email to friends.

By Roger Brigham | July 8, 2021

The LGBTQ recreational sports community was rocked this week with the unexpected news that Sin City Classic tournament director Ken Scearce had died.

By Cynthia Laird | June 16, 2021

Professor Emeritus John Lamont Peterson, Ph.D., died unexpectedly of natural causes May 23 in Atlanta. He was 72.

By BAR staff | June 2, 2021

The obituary for Frenchie (Armand Joseph Cournoyer), a San Francisco resident who was a raconteur.

By BAR staff | June 2, 2021

The obituary for Robert C. Potter, who was a founding member of the Alexander Hamilton Post 448 of the American Legion.

By Cynthia Laird | May 20, 2021

Leigh Pankonin, best known as Phatima Rude, aka Sister Phatima la Dyke Van Dick/Sister Hateful Sow of the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Inc., died May 18 while sleeping in their Portland, Oregon apartment.

By Cynthia Laird | May 15, 2021

Felicia "Flames" Elizondo, a transgender woman and longtime AIDS survivor, died Saturday, May 15. She was 74.

By BAR staff | May 5, 2021

The obituary for Patricia Smith, who offered rides, friendship, and counsel to countless young men during the height of the AIDS epidemic.

By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

The obituary for Kimberly Donald Raasch, a former SF resident and lifelong Republican.

By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

San Francisco lost one of its greathearted citizens when the beloved Irene Smith, the first person to offer massage to people with AIDS, left her body from complications of esophageal cancer.

By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

A virtual memorial for sex workers advocate Margo St. James will be held Saturday, May 1, at 11 a.m. Pacific Time.

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