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By Cynthia Laird | May 15, 2021

Felicia "Flames" Elizondo, a transgender woman and longtime AIDS survivor, died Saturday, May 15. She was 74.

By BAR staff | May 5, 2021

The obituary for Patricia Smith, who offered rides, friendship, and counsel to countless young men during the height of the AIDS epidemic.


By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

The obituary for Kimberly Donald Raasch, a former SF resident and lifelong Republican.

By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

San Francisco lost one of its greathearted citizens when the beloved Irene Smith, the first person to offer massage to people with AIDS, left her body from complications of esophageal cancer.


By BAR staff | April 28, 2021

A virtual memorial for sex workers advocate Margo St. James will be held Saturday, May 1, at 11 a.m. Pacific Time.

By BAR staff | April 21, 2021

The obituary for Jeffrey Thomas Antonson (Oden), who cared deeply about climate change.


By BAR staff | April 21, 2021

The obituary for Helen Wagner, whose Northern California ranch served as the location for the old Hopyard Women's Music Festival.

By BAR staff | April 7, 2021

The obituary for Max Vela.


By Cynthia Laird | April 2, 2021

Alvin H. Baum Jr., a gay man whose philanthropic efforts benefited the LGBTQ and Jewish communities for decades, died March 28. He was 90.

By BAR staff | April 1, 2021

The obituary for Emilio Victorio Sánchez.


By BAR staff | March 24, 2021

The obituary for Sally McDonnell.

By Tyler Breisacher | March 10, 2021

AIDS activist and longtime anti-imperialist organizer Tryfan Morys Eibhlyn Llwyd died March 3 in Louisville, Kentucky at the age of 70. Survivors said the death was due to natural causes, and not related to COVID-19.


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