Unofficial local LGBTQ historian dies at 69

By , Special to the Daily Memphian Updated: January 19, 2023 12:01 PM CT | Published: January 18, 2023 4:43 PM CT

Vincent Astor, who many considered the unofficial LGBTQ historian for the Mid-South, died on Monday, Jan. 16. Astor spent his life advocating for and raising awareness for the LGBTQ community in Memphis.


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Christin Yates

Christin Yates

Christin Yates is a native Memphian who has worked in PR and copywriting since 2007. She earned her B.S. in public relations and M.S. in mass communications from Murray State University.


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