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Betty Berzon, 78 Lesbian activist and renowned psychotherapist; died January 25.
Robert J. Sandoval, 56 Los Angeles superior court judge and one of the first openly gay prosecutors in the city; died February 28.
Rodger Keller, 63 An original member of the 1970s activist group Gay Liberation Front; died March 20.
Eloy de la Iglesia, 62 Spanish writer-director whose films include the landmark El Diputado (1978); died March 23.
Julia Pell, 52 Gay activist; died April 13.
Fritz Klein, 73 Bisexuality researcher and creator of the Klein Sexual Orientation Grid; died May 24.
Hanns Ebensten, 82 Gay author and traveler extraordinaire; died July 24.
Tee Corinne, 62 Lesbian feminist, artist, photographer, and writer; died August 27.
Willi Ninja, 45 Voguing guru; died September 2.
Aleta Fenceroy, 57 Cofounder and editor of the pioneering LGBT newsletter "Fenceberry"; died September 23.
Jeff Getty, 49 AIDS activist who received a baboon bone marrow transplant for the disease; died October 9.
Michael Sandy, 29 Ikea designer and hate-crime victim; died October 13.
Gerry Studds, 69 Democratic congressman from Massachusetts; died October 14.