Partner Scott McPherson

Queer Places:
Rosehill Cemetery and Mausoleum Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Image result for Daniel SotomayorDaniel Sotomayor (August 30, 1958 - February 5, 1992) created cartoons about gay political issues widely published in the homosexual press.[1]

Cartoons by Sotomayor appeared weekly across the country in publications for gay readers, including The Windy City Times in Chicago, The Bay Area Reporter in San Francisco, Au Courant in Philadelphia and OutWeek in New York. He was also a leading advocate for AIDS-related services in Chicago.

Sotomayor was a graduate of Columbia College and the American Academy of Art, both in Chicago.

His companion was Scott McPherson, author of "Marvin's Room."

He died on Feb. 5 at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago. He was 33 years old and lived in Chicago. A friend, Lori Cannon, said the cause of death was AIDS.


  1. ^ http://www.nytimes.com/1992/02/16/obituaries/daniel-sotomayor-cartoonist-33.html, "Daniel Sotomayor, Cartoonist, 33", The New York Times, Published: February 16, 1992