Another powerful trans activist has passed away. Los Angeles area activist Alexis Rivera died March 28 at age 34 due to compilations from HIV. She was loved by all who got to know her on the West Coast and became an amazing advocate for our community.
For those of you on the Left Coast who wish to pay your respects to her, a memorial service for Alexis Rivera will be held at Fiesta Hall in Plummer Park on Sunday, April 1 at 12:15 PM PDT. Location is 7377 Santa Monica Blvd in West Hollywood, CA. Viewing will be Monday, April 2 from 1-3 PM PDT at Abbott Abbott and Hast Mortuary.
A memorial service for Alexis will be held for her in San Francisco on April 7 at the SF LGBT Center for 3-5:30 PM PDT. Location of the center is 1800 Market Street
She worked for the Transgender Law Center and here’s video of Alexis speaking at a 2007 gender conference. Rest in peace sis. You will be missed by your activist peers and all who loved you.