Issue:  Vol. 44 / No. 30 / 24 July 2014


Angelo Prato

July 26, 1973 – July 20, 2014

Angelo Prato loving son, brother, uncle, teacher, friend, and partner unexpectedly passed away Sunday, July 20 in San Francisco, California.   Read more


Robinson memorial set

A memorial for Frank Robinson, a gay man who was a speechwriter for the late Harvey Milk, will be held Friday, August 8 at 7 p.   Read more


Lowell Roger Williams

February 19, 1938 – April 19, 2014

Our beloved friend Lowell Roger Williams died peacefully in Detroit on April 19, 2014, after a long battle with cancer.   Read more



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