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Former First Lady Rosalynn Carter Dies at 96

“Rosalynn was my partner in everything,” former President Jimmy Carter said. “Her wisdom and support were my constant companions.”

When the First Friend Goes

Matthew Perry’s death is a reminder of when the first in our tribes passes away, and the fragility of our friendships and mortalities.

Remembering the Great, Gay Filmmaker Terence Davies, a Poet of Cinema

Davies, considered one of the finest filmmakers of his generation, leaves a legacy of beautiful, haunting movies.

Gay Philadelphia Journalist, Josh Kruger, Shot to Death in His Home

Kruger had written for The Advocate, Plus, and several Philadelphia publications.

Ken Keechl, Groundbreaking Florida Gay Politician, Dead at 60

Keechl was the first out gay member of the Broward County Commission and the county's first gay mayor.

Tangerine Summers, Beloved Georgia Drag Queen, Has Died

Summers, who lived in Macon, Ga., had one of the longest drag careers in the region.

Josh Seiter, Bi 'Bachelorette' Contestant, Has Died at 36

Seiter, who came out as bisexual in June, had been open about his mental health struggles.


Meghan Buell, Founder of Indiana Trans Organization, Dead at 58

“The happiest moment in my life was the day I was able to stand up and say, ‘I am transgender,’” Buell once said.

Angus Cloud, Star of 'Euphoria,' Dies at 25

Cloud died just a week after the death of his father.

Pee-wee Herman Actor Paul Reubens Dead at 70

He delighted LGBTQ+ audiences and others with his quirky, innocent character.

Jonathan D. Lewis, Gay Activist Against Prop. 8 and DADT, Dead at 64

Lewis provided funding for GetEQUAL and was on the board of the American Foundation for Equal Rights, among many other activist and philanthropic endeavors.

Steven Pieters, Longtime HIV Activist Interviewed by Tammy Faye Bakker, Dies at 71

Pieters was a minister in the Metropolitan Community Church and a volunteer with many AIDS nonprofits.

Sue Johanson, Who Gave Witty Sex Advice, Dead at 92

Johanson counseled audiences on all things sexual on call-in TV shows in both the U.S. and Canada.

Susan Love, Outspoken Lesbian Doctor and Breast Cancer Expert, Dies at 75

Love's innovative ideas on breast cancer detection and treatment will survive.

Lilli Vincenz, LGBTQ+ Activist and Filmmaker, Dies at 85

Vincenz participated in and documented many events in the LGBTQ+ rights movement.

Minnie Bruce Pratt, Lesbian Poet, Essayist, and Activist, Dead at 76

Pratt was a lesbian and feminist who fought oppression in all its forms and was the longtime partner of trans activist Leslie Feinberg.

Glenda Jackson, Revered Actress, Politician, and LGBTQ+ Ally, Dead at 87

Jackson starred in groundbreaking gay-inclusive films such as Sunday Bloody Sunday and was elected to the U.K.'s Parliament.

Treat Williams, LGBTQ+ Ally in Gay-Themed Films, Dead at 71

Williams's roles included an undercover detective in a gay bathhouse in The Ritz and the supportive father of a gay man in The Christmas House.

Kenneth Anger, Influential Queer Filmmaker and 'Hollywood Babylon' Author, Dead at 96

Anger's trippy films often featured homoerotic imagery, incorporated found footage, and used popular music. But he was best known for his salacious tales of Hollywood.

Pioneering Gay Playwright Robert Patrick Dies at 85

Patrick's The Haunted Host was one of the first plays with an admirable gay protagonist.