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Bishop John Shelby Spong, a liberal theologian and ally who championed women's and LGBTQ ordinations and rights, died September 12 peacefully in his sleep at his Richmond, Virginia home.
The obituary for Dan Crisafulli, a former advertising executive who was a much-loved patron at Castro bars.
The obituary for David J. McCammon, a noted piercer in the Bay Area and later, Palm Springs.
Harry Denton, a gay man and club owner who came up with the idea for the popular former "Sunday's A Drag" show at his eponymous Starlight Room atop the Sir Francis Drake Hotel in San Francisco's Union Square, died August 22.
The obituary for Eric Jay Larson, a longtime environmental activist.
Michael Morgan, a gay man and the longtime music director and conductor of the Oakland Symphony, died August 20 at Kaiser Hospital in Oakland. He was 63.
The obituary for Leonard (Lee) Hartgrave, a former theater critic.
James Catherwood Hormel, a philanthropist and the first openly LGBT person to represent the United States as an ambassador, died in San Francisco Friday, August 13, with his husband at his side and his favorite Beethoven concerto playing. He was 88.
A celebration of the life of Glide Memorial Church co-founder and former San Francisco poet laureate Janice Mirikitani will be held Sunday, August 15, at the church and online.
The obituary for April Asbury, who had an uncanny ability to reach people's hearts.
The obituary for Ruach Beverly Graffis, a bisexual activist and taxi cab advocate.
The obituary for Romeo Rosaire L'Heureux, who worked in the banking industry and was involved in early gay life in San Francisco.