gay icons and celebrities who have died in 2017

In memory of the LGBT icons and allies who have died in 2017

gay icons and celebrities who have died in 2017

January

10th January

John Travis, Porn Director.

13th January

Larry Steinbachek keyboardist from Bronski Beat

23rd January

Gorden Kaye, star of ‘Allo ‘Allo

 

March

7th March

Tommy Page, chart-topping singer

12th March

Joni Sledge, One of Sister Sledge sisters.

The creator of the iconic LGBT rainbow flag, Gilbert Baker dies aged 65.

 

May

24th May

Martyn Hett and John Atkinson were both killed in a terrorist attack at a pop concert in Manchester

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June

4th June

Fashion designer David Delfin dies after a battle with brain cancer.

1oth June

Reality TV star Danny Dias, who starred in an MTV show died. He was found in his New York home. He was ‘unconscious and unresponsive’.

14th June

One of the founding presenters on Gaydio, Simon “Nicksy” Nick died aged 44.

25th June

Famous London-based drag Queen, Vanilla Lush died after a battle with cancer.