Death

Sean Sasser, Groundbreaking AIDS Activist Known for "The Real World," Dies at 44

Sean Sasser, forerunning AIDS activist and former GLAAD employee best known for his relationship and on-screen marriage to Pedro Zamora in the 90s MTV reality show "The Real World," has died at the age of 44. Friends say mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer typically linked to an immune system compromised by AIDS, was the cause of Sasser's death.

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December 2, 2011

Remembering Lois Bates, Beloved Minister and Transgender Advocate

On November 17, Chicago’s LGBT community lost a beloved leader when Lois Bates passed away at age 41, following a lon

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August 18, 2011

GLAAD Mourns Lesbian Advocate Christina Santiago

Christina Santiago, a lauded leader in Chicago’s lesbian community, was one of five people tragically killed last weeken
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August 8, 2011

David Blair: Remembering and Celebrating the Life of a Gay Black Renaissance Man

On July 23, the world lost a multi-talented writer, musician, performer, educator and advocate when David Blair (commonl
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July 29, 2011

Ifti Nasim: Celebrating the Life and Legacy of an Avant-Garde Gay Pakistani American Muslim Activist

The world lost a true trailblazer last Friday when Ifti Nasim, poet, journalist and advocate, died of a heart attack in
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GLAAD Joins the LGBT Community in Mourning the Loss of Dr. Dorothy Height

Today, GLAAD joins the LGBT community and its allies in mourning the death of social justice pioneer and Civil Rights ic
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