Morris, who died Friday at age 94, wrote evocatively of world travels and her own gender journey.
Melina Rayna Svanhild Farley-Barratt, a lobbyist for women's rights, was running for Florida Senate.
Roberts, who won numerous awards for her coverage of Black trans women's lives, died Monday.
Doctors declared Brown the first person "functionally cured" of HIV.
Through his writing, Kenan chronicled the Black gay experience in the South.
Christian was a beloved fixture of the independent film industry and the recipient of Emmy and Outfest awards.
The English filmmaker brought positive queer depictions to cinema — and he helped establish Madonna as a bona fide actress.