R.I.P.

John Lyon Burnside III, a founder of the Radical Faeries, inventor and longtime partner of the late gay rights pioneer Harry Hay, has died. Mr. Burnside, known for his plucky resistance against gay assimilation, died Sept. 14 at age 91 after a bout with cancer. He lived most recently in the Haight-Ashbury district, at the home of longtime friend Joey Cain.” [SF Chronicle]