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Losing our Hero, Rest in Power Leslie Feinberg


Yesterday, while the NYC sky was dark and stormy and filled with tears, I learned that Leslie Feinberg had passed away. I was on the N train, dazed and crying, surrounded by tourists and commuters. I was unable to find the right words to describe Leslie’s influence and what hir passing means to me, personally,… read more

Transgender Pioneer, Activist, and Author Leslie Feinberg, 65, Has Died


Leslie Feinberg, a pioneering transgender activist and writer of the seminal novel Stone Butch Blues, has died. Feinberg, 65, died of complications from “multiple tick-borne co-infections, including Lyme disease, babeisiosis, and protomyxzoa rheumatica, after decades of illness” on November 15, 2014, at hir home in Syracuse, NY…. read more

Remembering Dirk Vanden


Drewey Wayne Gunn, A.B. Gayle, David Lennon, Dick Smart, Tom Scanlan, and Jaime Harker remember literary pioneer Dirk Vanden…. read more