Famous gay rights lawyer immolates in Prospect Park in protest against fossil fuels

Words fail me. This is very sad. I cannot imagine how he must have been feeling to protest in such a way. My heart goes out to him, for whatever that’s worth, now. I will take this as another reminder to keep in touch with my friends and peers and treat them with the utmost compassion and understanding as we never know what someone is going through.

“He will be remembered for his kindness, devotion, and vision for justice” said Camilla Taylor of Lambda Legal.

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/charred-body-found-prospect-park-walking-path-article-1.3933598

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/14/nyregion/david-buckel-dead-fire.html

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