The death of Urvashi Vaid, who is well-known as The Indian-American LGBT rights activist has hit her world so hard. She reportedly died at the age of 63, on the 14th of May 2022.
Urvashi Vaid was a known to be The LGBT rights activist, as well as she was a lawyer and writer. She was the CEO of the Vaid Group LLC, which works to address structural inequalities based on sexual orientation, race, gender, gender identity, and economic status.
Vaid was an expert in gender and sexuality law, the lawyer also served as the Director of the Engaging Tradition Project at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School.
Urvashi Vaid Cause Of Death Explained
Urvashi Vaid death is a great shock and pain, as she reported died after battling with cancer in New York.
Viad was married to Kate Clinton, whom she left behind, he is known as a political humorist, and her niece, Alok Vaid-Menon, an activist and performance artist.
She has extensively served in various areas for the rights of LGBTQ. Vaid functioned for three years, from 1989 to 1992, as the executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force.
She operated as a media director, before she became the executive director. Now that she isn’t among us, thousands of fans have paid their condolence and prayed for her family and loved ones.
The current Task Force’s executive director, Kierra Johnson, remembered Urvashi as “a leader, a warrior, and a force to be reckoned with. Vaid was also a beloved friend, colleague, partner, and someone we all looked up to”.
Vaid’s career spanned from the early days of the AIDS pandemic to the contemporary battles over equality and equity for the LGBTQ community.
Her impact on the politics of the AIDS crisis and the battles over full equality was commendable. Until her last months, Vaid created projects, pushed for liberation, and mentored others.
Another former executive director of the National LGBTQ Task Force, Rea Carey, also took to her Facebook to express her words on her tragic death the other day. May her soul rest in peace.