Photo still from Mama Gloria film
Legendary Transgender LGBTQ+ rights advocate/activist and 2014 Esteem Award winner for Outstanding Services Transgender Gloria Allen has passed away. The cause of death is unknown at this time. “Mama Gloria” as she was known, died June 13 in her residence at Chicago’s LGBTQ senior living facility Townhall Apartments in Lake View. She was 76. More details to come. This is a developing story.