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Transgender Actress Alexis Arquette Dead at 47

Transgender Actress Alexis Arquette Dead at 47

So sad – Alexis Arquette has passed away at the age of 47.

The transgender actress, who is also the sister to actors Patricia and David Arquette, was suffering from an unknown illness, according to TMZ.

Alexis‘ brother Richmond confirmed the news on social media.

“Our brother Robert, who became our brother Alexis, who became our sister Alexis, who became our brother Alexis, passed this morning September 11, at 12:32 am,” Richmond reportedly wrote on Facebook (via People). “He was surrounded by all of his brothers and sisters, one of his nieces and several other loved ones. We were playing music for him and he passed during David Bowie‘s Starman. As per his wishes, we cheered at the moment that he transitioned to another dimension.”

Patricia tweeted, “Breaking through the veil singing StarMan” with a link to Bowie‘s “Starman.”

Alexis was best known for her roles in Pulp Fiction, The Wedding Singer, Bride of Chucky, and the 2007 film Alexis Arquette: She’s My Brother.

Our thoughts are with the Arquette family during this difficult time.

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  • Multipass

    RIP πŸ’•

  • xyz

    AIDS?

  • la petite bonnieux

    Sad

  • http://smittenbylifeandbeauty92.tumblr.com/ TTC92

    That was my first thought as well.

  • j b

    Another mentally ill Transgender person removed from this world. Not really much of a loss.

  • j b

    Have to assume it was AIDs since the LBGT community are the main ones that have that infection. It is passed onto the straight community by in the closet people from the LBGT community.

  • rihanna

    You’re sick.

  • rihanna

    You’re an idiot.

  • rihanna

    Idiot.

  • Roscoe

    Continue pretending that anal intercourse isn’t the main culprit besides needle sharing. Many have died and many more to come at the altar of political correctness.

  • Double Trouble (#DOUBLETROUBLE

    he’s burning in hell.

  • Double Trouble (#DOUBLETROUBLE

    I know right?

  • Gala

    tRANSGRENDER PEOPLE ARE NOT MENTALLY ILL.

    I so sad.Poor family

  • Sabrina

    What the fuck is wrong with you? Even if transgender people were mentally ill shouldn’t they be treated with respect? Or are you implying that all mentally ill persons deserve to die? It wouldn’t be a loss if all morons like you just vanished from the face of the earth…

  • Sabrina

    Ahahaaa, how idiotic… Yeah, right I’m pretty sure he/she died because he had anal sex. Oh man, you are such a moron! I guess you are assuming he/she died from AIDS. Well, honey, stop making assumptions when you know nothing.

  • Sabrina

    Yeah, right and that’s why AIDS is widely spread among the heterosexual population in Africa. Just because of a few LGBTs, right? Moron…

  • Roscoe

    Make me stop assuming. You are assuming that I’m assuming. You stop LOL. Yeah, right, tell the CDC they are idiotic. Prove how non-idiotic you really are by allowing one up your rectum. You are a bigot already, be a hypocrite too LOL.

  • Domino

    Newsflash, there is no hell. :)

  • Beach Bro

    This from a guy who probably won’t be missed much himself.

  • Beach Bro

    What do you have to say about the millions of heterosexuals dead or dying of the same disease in Africa? RIP

  • Beach Bro

    Okay, now I know you’re just stoned.

  • Beach Bro

    Can you post where you got your medical degree, bubba?

  • Juan Cocco

    :(((((((( RIP Alexis

  • Ryan Hemming

    F@$k off! Like you are any better?

  • Roscoe

    Is that supposed to be a slur? Try harder or hang it up LOL.

  • Roscoe

    Read my comment again and then ask yourself if anal sex is exclusively practiced by homosexuals. A lack of proper healthcare may also contribute – even without engaging in the riskiest behavior, open sores from other untreated STDs can make transmission easier.

  • ThievesRthick

    LONG TERM, RELIABLE STUDIES SAY OTHERWISE..
    Dr. McHugh, the highly credentialed psychiatrist

    “The transgendered suffer a disorder of “assumption” like those in other disorders familiar to psychiatrists. With the transgendered, the disordered assumption is that the individual differs from what seems given in natureβ€”namely one’s maleness or femaleness. Other kinds of disordered assumptions are held by those who suffer from anorexia and bulimia nervosa, where the assumption that departs from physical reality is the belief by the dangerously thin that they are overweight.”
    “With body dysmorphic disorder, an often socially crippling condition, the individual is consumed by the assumption “I’m ugly.” These disorders occur in subjects who have come to believe that some of their psycho-social conflicts or problems will be resolved if they can change the way that they appear to others. Such ideas work like ruling passions in their subjects’ minds and tend to be accompanied by a solipsistic argument.”

    For the transgendered, this argument holds that one’s feeling of “gender” is a conscious, subjective sense that, being in one’s mind, cannot be questioned by others. The individual often seeks not just society’s tolerance of this “personal truth” but affirmation of it. Here rests the support for “transgender equality,” the demands for government payment for medical and surgical treatments, and for access to all sex-based public roles and privileges.”

  • ThievesRthick

    Transgender’s synonymous with mental illness, for sure.

  • ThievesRthick

    It’s a fact that the rate of anal cancer in men due to anal intercourse, has been on the rise unlike any other group. Thank mass media for failing to report. They don’t want to discourage the practice

  • ThievesRthick

    Don’t worry, you’re right. The rate of anal cancer in g a y men has sharply risen. Liberal mass media fails to report largely due to the fact it would dissuade from the practice

  • ThievesRthick

    Keep hiding your head in the sand. It’s a fact that anal cancer in MSM (men who have sex with men), has been on the rise for quite some time.
    Liberal mass media ignores it because what would that say? Stop BF, which in essence would say,
    stop being g a y. .Educate yourself instead of thinking with emotion.

  • ThievesRthick

    An idiot because he/she speaks the truth?
    That makes you one. Educate yourself

  • ThievesRthick

    NATIONAL LGBT CANCER NETWORK:
    ” Among men who have sex with men (MSM), the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually. However, the majority of MSM’s know little about the disease, have ever been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exist. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and whether to screen for it. In fact, a standardized screening protocol for anal cancer does not yet exist.”

  • ThievesRthick

    So stupid..Regarding anal cancer.
    “NATIONAL LGBT CANCER NETWORK:
    ” Among men who have sex with men (MSM), the incidence of anal cancer is significantly more prevalent and increasing annually1. However, the majority of MSM’s know little about the disease, have ever been tested for it, nor know that screening tests exist. Health care professionals, too, remain divided on how and whether to screen for it. In fact, a standardized screening protocol for anal cancer does not yet exist.”

    Regarding HIV/AIDS:
    CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION:
    “Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men made up an estimated 2% of the population but 55% of people living with HIV in the United States in 2013.”
    “Gay and bisexual men are more severely affected by HIV than any other group in the United States.”

  • ThievesRthick

    Don’t you wish

  • ThievesRthick

    “Even if transgender people were mentally ill shouldn’t they be treated with respect?”
    That should include ceasing the elective mutilation of genitals. It should definitely include chemical interventions with lifelong repurcussions on children, i.e. “I am Jazz”

  • http://www.soundcloud.com/cigo8179 eternalfratboy

    rest in peace… he was apart of the 80′s generation.. i remember him well… sad!!!! life is short….

  • Jamie

    Wait, her brother misgendered her in that statement. What the fuck?

  • rihanna

    You’re an idiot.

  • MyEyesHurt

    LOL you will find out one day, but then it will be too late. Eternity has no end…think about that.

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  • ThievesRthick

    What a small vocab you have.

  • Gangnam Style

    It was expected from hormone shots and STD.

  • Gangnam Style

    It was expected from hormone shots and STD.

  • Gangnam Style

    It was expected from hormone shots and STD.

  • ThievesRthick

    That’s all your vacuous mind knows. Pathetic

  • ThievesRthick

    That’s all your vacuous mind knows. Pathetic

  • rihanna

    You’re a fucking idiot. How about that?

  • rihanna

    You’re a fucking idiot. How about that?

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