Obituaries: Memorial set for Margo St. James

  • by BAR staff
  • Wednesday April 28, 2021
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Margo St. James. Photo: Rick Gerharter
Margo St. James. Photo: Rick Gerharter

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

Ms. St. James, a former longtime San Francisco resident and activist, died January 11 in Washington state, where she had been living in a memory care facility before being moved to hospice. She was 83.

Those who support decriminalization of prostitution, as Ms. St. James did, stated in a news release that momentum has been building as 10 states have proposals to support sex workers' rights, including California.

Tickets for the memorial are free. Registration is required and can be made at

For the Bay Area Reporter's obituary on Ms. St. James, click here.

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