November 12, 2012
HIV-Positive LGBT Activist William Brandon Lacy Campos Dies
William Brandon Lacy Campos, co-executive director of the New York City–based nonprofit Queers for Economic Justice, has died. He was 35 years old. His body was discovered Friday, November 9. The cause of death and the memorial plans have not yet been released. His father first delivered news of his death on Facebook. In addition to being an openly HIV-positive, gay and multiracial man, Campos was a poet, an author and an activist, as well as a blogger and social media personality. He was the author of the poetry collection It Ain’t Truth If It Doesn’t Hurt and was a contributor to the anthology From Macho to Mariposa: New Gay Latino Fiction.
For more on Campos, click here for a detailed blog post by Rod McCullom.
Click here to listen to Campos talk with documentarian Jamie Courville.
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