Pride Month

COMMENTARY

Celebrating the legacy of Jon Reed Sims, originator of the gay men’s chorus

BY: - June 24, 2021

By C.J. Janovy Jon Reed Sims was born in Smith Center, Kansas, in May 1947. When he died, in July 1984, it made news in San Francisco. A newspaper there showed then-Mayor Dianne Feinstein giving Sims a key to the city. The caption said he was “a favorite” of the woman who is now a […]