Stuart Timmons, American gay historian and activist, Died at 60


Stuart Timmons was born on January 14, 1957, and died on January 28, 2017.

He was an American journalist, activist, historian, and award-winning author specializing in LGBT history based in Los Angeles, California.

Timmons was the author of The Trouble With Harry Hay: Founder of the Modern Gay Movement and the co-author of Gay L.A.: A History of Sexual Outlaws, Power Politics, and Lipstick Lesbians with Lillian Faderman.

He was openly gay.

Timmons suffered a stroke in 2008 which greatly diminished his cognitive function.

He died at the Serrano North Convalescent Hospital in Hollywood, California, from cardiac arrest.

Stuart Timmons passed away at 60 years old.