Bonnie Franklin, Actress and Ally, Dies at 69
March 01 2013 6:33 PM ET

Bonnie Franklin, Actress and Ally, Dies at 69

Trudy Ring

The actress, who played a feminist character in One Day at a Time, was one in real life, and also an LGBT rights supporter.

WATCH: Remembering Gay Pianist Van Cliburn
February 28 2013 4:51 PM ET

WATCH: Remembering Gay Pianist Van Cliburn

Sunnivie Brydum

The American-born pianist became a beacon for positive U.S.-Soviet relations when he won first place at a Soviet Tchaikovsky competition in Moscow in 1958.

Sexual Freedom Activist Dan Massey Dead at 70
January 28 2013 7:08 PM ET

Longtime Sexual Freedom Activist Dies at 70

Nick Pachelli

A sexual freedom leader passes away.

Lesbian Author-Scholar Julia Penelope Dead at 71
January 24 2013 4:25 PM ET

Lesbian Author-Scholar Julia Penelope Dead at 71

Trudy Ring

Prolific author Penelope, a feminist and separatist, was also active in the Green Party and once ran for Congress on the Green ticket.

NLGJA President Michael Triplett Dead at 48
January 17 2013 9:01 PM ET

NLGJA President Michael Triplett Dead at 48

Trudy Ring

Triplett, who had been president just a few months but had long been involved with the group, died today after a struggle with cancer.

Dear Abby, Gay-Friendly Advice Columnist, Dead at 94
January 17 2013 7:29 PM ET

Dear Abby, Gay-Friendly Advice Columnist, Dead at 94

Trudy Ring

Pauline Phillips, who wrote the Dear Abby column for many years, often advocated for acceptance of LGBT people.

The Internet Mourns the Aaron Swartz Suicide
January 13 2013 12:40 PM ET

The Internet Mourns Aaron Swartz's Suicide

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The popular web activist, who refused to label his sexuality, had battled depression and a police investigation in recent years.

PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford Dies at 92
January 08 2013 5:48 PM ET

PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford Dies at 92

Michelle Garcia

After her son was beaten during a gay rights protest in 1972, Jeanne Manford spoke out: "I have a homosexual son, and I love him."

Popular California TV Host Huell Howser Dead at 67
January 07 2013 6:05 PM ET

Huell Howser, Popular California TV Host, Dead at 67

Trudy Ring

The folksy Howser, who inspired parodies but was loved by viewers, had recently announced his retirement.

The Antigay Record of Robert Bork
December 19 2012 4:27 PM ET

Robert Bork's Antigay Record

Trudy Ring

The failed Supreme Court nominee, who died today, stirred opposition with his positions against expanding civil rights.

La Cage aux Folles Producer Marty Richards Dead at 80
November 28 2012 10:41 PM ET

Chicago, La Cage aux Folles Producer Marty Richards Dead at 80

Neal Broverman

Much-loved stage and film producer Marty Richards died on Monday at age 80.

Gay HIV positive Activist Brandon Lacy Campos Dead at 35
November 10 2012 7:03 PM ET

Activist Brandon Lacy Campos Dead at 35

Neal Broverman

Brandon Lacy Campos, a writer and activist, was found dead on Friday in New York City, according to Rod 2.0.

September 10 2012 8:44 AM ET

Gay Activist Lew Todd Dies at 82

AddThis

Quantcast