Indian-born American LGBT rights activist, lawyer, and writer, Urvashi Vaid, has passed away.
Vaid, being an expert in gender and sexuality law, was a consultant in attaining specific goals of social justice.
She has held a series of roles at the National LGBTQ Task Force.
She is the author of Virtual Equality: The Mainstreaming of Gay and Lesbian Liberation (1995) and Irresistible Revolution: Confronting Race, Class and the Assumptions of LGBT Politics (2012).
Vaid was the president of the Vaid Group LLC, which collaborates with social justice pioneers groups, movements, and other organizations to address structural injustices that are based on gender identity, sexual orientation, race, gender and economic status.
She was director of Columbia Law School’s Engaging Tradition Project at the Center for Gender and Sexuality Law at Columbia Law School from 2011 until 2015.
The project was focused on the ways in which tradition is used in feminist movements that focus regarding sexuality and gender to help inform, enable or limit the movement.
Urvashi Vaid Cause Of Death: How Did Urvashi Vaid Die?
Born on October 8, 1958, in New Delhi, India, Urvashi Vaid died on May 14, 2022, at the age of 63.
The cause of her death remains unknown at the moment, as her family is yet to announce the circumstances that led to her death.