Monday, June 6, 2022

RIP Bobbie Hondo

Photos from October by Stacie Joy 

Bobbie Hondo, a regular in recent years on the downtown performance scene, died on May 31 in her native El Paso, Texas. She was 28. A cause of death was not revealed. 

Her independence, unmatched energy, beaming with life spirit and candor, embraced her community. She utilized her voice to provide the impulse, her experiences and determination to advocate for reframing the reality of the issues that impacted her community. Bobbie stood as a symbol of light, inspiration and strength for all humans, in a world conflicted to find equality, free of fear and shame.

Tributes to her on Instagram highlight her talent, creativity and kindness.  

You can read more about her life and some remembrances from friends and families here

Above photo: Hondo with her friend Lida Fox (left), vocalist-bassist of cumgirl8 during a show at the Knitting Factory last fall.

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