There is sad news from South Florida. Denise King, the mother of slain 17 year old Simmie Williams Jr and LGBT advocate, died unexpectedly at 10pm New Years Eve.
Since Simmie’s death in 2008, Denise King has balanced her grief with the unsolved murder of her openly LGBT child with her desire to make a difference in equal rights for our community, especially LGBT youth.
My husband and I were blessed with being able to know Denise King- a woman who has turned unspeakable tragedy into a call to action.
She is my hero and an inspiration to all.
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posted : Monday, January 4th, 2010