I mentioned that Chicago’s Lois Bates, one of the African-American trans community’s builders and pioneers passed away on November 17 just three days before the TDOR.
Thanks to Rod 2.0 found out that her homegoing ceremony was held at 11 AM CST yesterday at Galting’s Chapel on 10133 S. Halsted in Chicago. The wake was held on Sunday, November 27 at Pillar of Love Fellowship UCC.
She’s had some health challenges over the last few years, but that still didn’t stop her from serving the local community. She will be missed by those who knew and loved her in the Chicago area and in the national African American trans community.
Rest sis. You’ve earned it