Glenn Greenwald’s Passing
Glenn Greenwald, a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, is mourning the loss of his husband, David Miranda. David, a Brazilian political figure, passed away on May 6th, 2023, after a long battle with cancer. The news of his death has surprised the journalistic community and beyond, with many expressing their condolences to Glenn and their family.
David Miranda was a well-known political figure in Brazil, having served as a member of the Rio de Janeiro City Council and as a member of the Brazilian Federal Chamber of Deputies. He was also an advocate for civil liberties and LGBTQ+ rights and was instrumental in the fight against government surveillance in Brazil.
Glenn and David’s love story is one that has captivated many.
The two met in 2005 and were married in 2013. They were a power couple in every sense of the word, with Glenn’s groundbreaking journalism and David’s political activism complementing each other perfectly.
Glenn has been a vocal advocate for civil liberties and transparency in government, and David was his partner in this fight. Together, they exposed government surveillance programs and worked to hold those in power accountable. Their work together was groundbreaking, and their dedication to each other and to their work was truly inspiring.
In a statement released on his social media, Glenn expressed his profound grief at the loss of his husband. He praised David’s dedication to fighting for justice and his unwavering commitment to his family.
“I have lost my soulmate, my partner in life and in work, my love, and my best friend,” Glenn wrote. “David was an extraordinary human being, full of love, compassion, and courage. He lived his life with purpose and fought tirelessly for the causes he believed in.”