The respected director's work included some gay-themed and gay-beloved projects.
She was a pioneer in trans and lesbian issues, workers rights, and intersectionality long before anyone could define the phrase. Her partner, Minnie Bruce Pratt, and family offered us this obituary.
The comedian died a week after cardiac arrest during a surgical procedure.
Sher Kung died Friday when a truck struck her as she rode her bicycle in downtown Seattle.
The effervescent trans woman was one of the first to sue for the right to survivor benefits in the late 1990s when her husband died of alleged medical malpractice.
Knuckles, a member of the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame, played a key role in developing post-disco dance music and worked with many big-name artists.