By John Mack Freeman Gay journalist Joseph Nicholson died Wednesday at 71. Widely regarded as the first openly gay reporter for a big-city newspaper, Nicholson worked for theÂ New York PostÂ from 1971-1993. Click here for full obituary from Advocate.com.
By John Mack Freeman (Thanks to Ann Symons for the tip) Trans rights figure Lily McBeth passed away this week at age 80. McBeth was well known for transitioning at age 70 in 2005 from male to female while employed as a substitute teacher by several school systems in New Jersey. Upon returning, McBeth’s transition […]
By John Mack FreemanÂ (thanks to Nel Ward for the head’s up!) Jim Deva, the co-founder of Little Sister’s Book & Art Emporium died Sunday according to CBC News. Deva was a leader in Vancouver’s LGBT community for many years as an advocate for free speech and an opponent of censorship. For a full obituary, please […]