Obituaries

Jonathan Demme, the Oscar-winning director whose films received both denunciation and praise from LGBT audiences, has died at age 73.

April 26 2017 3:31 PM

Sheila Abdus-Salaam had ruled that people without a biological or legal tie to a child could seek custody and visitation rights, an important decision for same-sex couples.

April 13 2017 1:58 PM

Sister Sledge's Joni is dead at age 60. Her song, "We Are Family," became an anthem for LGBT people.

March 12 2017 1:54 PM

Although the preliminary autopsy was deemed "inconclusive," a more thorough examination revealed the singer died of "dilated cardiomyopathy with myocarditis and fatty liver:" heart trouble and too much fat in his liver.

March 07 2017 1:37 PM

The movie expert had a 20-year relationship with theater director-producer David Staller.

March 06 2017 9:39 PM

Journalist Stuart Timmons, who died last week, meticulously chronicled 20th-century queer life.

February 01 2017 6:26 PM

The Atlanta-area megachurch leader was accused of coercing young men into sex.

January 15 2017 2:42 PM
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