The Advocate reports the writer and activist died from at
home in Syracuse, New York, from complications related to â€śmultiple tick-borne
co-infections, including Lyme disease, babeisiosis, and protomyxzoa rheumaticaâ€ť.
Partner of 22 years Minnie Bruce Pratt was at her side.
Feinberg identified as transgender and lesbian and was best known for the 1994 novel Stone Butch Blues, which is now considered a classic.
The Advocate says Feinbergâ€™s final words were â€śRemember me as a revolutionary communist.â€ť