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Duffy, appointed by Mayor Harold Washington in 1984, was a force in LGBT and progressive politics for many years.

December 22 2015 6:26 PM

Zander and his husband were victims of an antigay attack in November, but it's not clear if that was related to his death.

December 10 2015 6:45 PM

Lou Reed sang about her, Andy Warhol filmed her, and most recently she appeared in Jill Soloway's Transparent. 

December 06 2015 11:06 PM

After a groundbreaking career in film, Akerman died by suicide on Monday in Paris.

October 08 2015 2:49 PM

The 16-year-old transgender boy, a fierce advocate for LGBT and racial justice, lost his battle with depression and took his life Monday.

September 30 2015 6:45 PM Updated

McNeill spoke out for LGBT equality in the church and the world at large, in defiance of the Catholic hierarchy.

September 28 2015 10:27 PM

In addition to her extensive work in animation, the out Bernstein helped start a fund for cancer research.

September 24 2015 7:31 PM