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By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Leonard Maran.

By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Ralph Newton Jennings.


By BAR staff | January 20, 2021

The obituary for Darren Zane English.

By Ed Walsh | January 19, 2021

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


By Liz Highleyman | January 16, 2021

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

By John Ferrannini | January 13, 2021

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


By Cynthia Laird | December 29, 2020

Lenn Keller, a lesbian who worked to preserve her community's history, died at home in Oakland December 16 of cancer, according to friends and a post on the Bay Area Lesbian Archives Facebook page.

By Cynthia Laird | December 16, 2020

Back when LGBTQs in San Francisco were starting to flex their political muscle, Terry Henderling was one of the co-founders of the Gay Democratic Club, which was renamed in honor of Harvey Milk after the gay San Francisco supervisor was slain in 1978.


By Karen Ocamb, Los Angeles Blade | December 16, 2020

Laurie McBride, the highly regarded longtime advocate for people with HIV/AIDS and LGBTQ equality, died December 4 of a heart attack, according to her beloved wife Donna Yutzy, whose comment was posted on Facebook by friend Julia Mullen.

By BAR staff | December 16, 2020

The obituary for James Walter.


By BAR staff | December 9, 2020

The obituary for William Clay Burchell.

By BAR staff | December 2, 2020

The obituary for John Edwin Lind Jr.


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