Freyda Faivus (62), 1986 Gay Games double swimming silver medallist.
10th Taylor Negron (57), comedian, actor, writer.
18th Lowell “John” Evans (80), ex-ex-gay advocate.
18th Paul O’Grady (47), Australia’s first openly gay state MP.
22nd Kamrun, gay porn actor, on his 22nd birthday.
24th Toller Cranston (65), US Olympic bronze medal figure skater.
FEBRUARY1st Michael Mason (67), activist, editor of “Gay News”.
4th Koos van den Akker (74), fashion designer.
5th Niki Quasney (38), US same-sex marriage campaigner.
11th Jerry Hoose (69), Stonewall veteran, founding member of Gay Liberation Front (US).
13th Steve Strange (55), lead singer with 1980’s band Visage.
16th Robin Duff (67), 1st openly gay parliamentary candidate in New Zealand.
27th Rev. Malcolm Boyd (91), civil and gay rights activist.
MARCHIke Cowen (97), leading member of Campaign for Homosexual Equality.
5th Dirk Shafer (52), Playgirl Magazine’s Man of the Year 1992.
10th Richard Gatzer (63), film director and writer.
16th Lesley Gore (68), 1960s popular singer.
16th Andy Fraser (62), bass player with 1970’s band Free.
25th Martyn Goff (91), founder of the Booker Prize for fiction.
APRIL3rd Ariana Victoria Jacobus (29), writer and poet.
4th Jeane Dolan (52), Vice-President of Booz-Allen Hamilton security consultants.
8th Marc Naimark (54), lgbt sport campaigner and Gay Games volunteer.
15th Sydney Abbott (77), feminist writer and lesbian activist.
19th Martin Fisher (50), Professor of HIV medicine.
MAY4th Debra Dunkle (60), psychologist, 1990 Gay Games double athletics champion.
10th Sam Ciccone (71), co-founder of the Gay Officers Action League.
15th John Jarvis-Smith, DSC (91), D-Day veteran.
17th Bill Kelley (72), activist, founder of the US National Gay & Lesbian Law Association.
20th Hon. Edward Adeane (75), ex-Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales.
22nd Nicole LaViolette (52), Ottawa law professor, multi Gay Games cycling champion.
29th Mario Cooper, leading AIDS educator and US Presidential adviser.
30th Jim Bailey (77), female impersonator and cabaret performer.
30th Adam Kizer (16), anti-bullying campaigner.
JUNE6th Ronnie Gilbert (88), folk singer, founding member of The Weavers.
9th Pedro Zerolo (55), Spanish politician and lgbt activist.
27th Harvey McGregor (89), lawyer and Oxford don.
JULY3rd Alan Green (75), drowned attempting to rescue fiancé Martin Winfield (59).
4th Daya Rani Kinnar (56), trans activist and India presidential candidate.
10th Roger Rees (71), actor.
15th Paul Shammin Cruikshank (50), an asteroid was named after him in November.
25th Robin Phillips (75), theatre artistic director.
AUGUST3rd Chris Hyndman (49), Canadian designer and chat-show host.
6th Charles van den Berg (33), Mr Gay World 2010.
8th Alan Wakeman (79), founding member of Gay Liberation Front (UK), writer.
25th Colin Fry (53), television psychic.
26th Bryce Williams (41), journalist who shot ex-colleagues live on-air.
31st Lord Montagu of Beaulieu (88), motor museum founder.
SEPTEMBER3rd Mahran Chestnut (25), gay porn actor aka King B, and reality tv show actor.
16th David Cook (74), original presenter of popular UK kids series “Rainbow”.
20th Jack Larson (87), actor, Jimmy Olsen in 1960’s tv “Superman”.
21st Honey Lee Cottrell (69), pioneering lesbian erotica photographer.
1st Illtyd Harrington (84), ex-Deputy Leader of Greater London Council.
10th Blue Blake (52), gay porn actor, director and producer.
10th Wes Funk (46), novelist and broadcaster.
10th Kurt Cunningham (46), mental health campaigner, co-ordinator of 1987 March on Washington.
22nd John J. McNeill (90), leading figure in lgbt Christianity, writer.
NOVEMBER1st Dorien Grey (81), mystery novelist, real name Roger Margason.
8th Robert Chetwyn (85), theatre director.
22nd Dimitri Kane (20), gay porn actor.
DECEMBER6th Holly Woodlawn (69), trans actor and Warhol superstar.
7th Kenneth Partridge (89), fashion show and interior designer (for the Beatles).
21st Maj. Adrianna Vorderbruggen (36), 1st out serving USAF soldier killed in combat.