In a story April 21 about a street named for gay leader Harvey Milk, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Milk was the first openly gay person elected to public office in the U.S. He was one of the first.
Salt Lake City council has voted unanimously to rename 900 South as Harvey Milk Boulevard. Assassinated in 1978, Harvey Milk was one of the first openly gay elected officials in America. The vote followed an hour of public discussion during which sup… Read The post Salt Lake City Votes Unanimously to Rename Street for Harvey Milk appeared first on Towleroad.
The Salt Lake City council voted unanimously Tuesday night in favor of incorporating LGBT history in the city's framework by renaming a street after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.
The Salt Lake City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to name a street after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk, the latest display of its position as a blue island in a sea of deep-red, where the prevailing Mormon faith still has a fraught relationship with the LGBT community.
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Stuart Milk, Harvey Milk Foundation Christine Pelosi, CA Democratic Party Women's Caucus Chair Once again we see a hateful and discriminatory law get rushed through a North Carolina statehouse and signed by the state's Governor in the cover of darkness. Show More Summary
Levi's has been a long-time supporter of LGBT rights, and now the denim company is pairing up with the Harvey Milk Foundation to create a gender-neutral clothing line for 2016.
Levi's collaborates with the Harvey Milk Foundation on gender-neutral gear for Pride
Remember when Steve Harvey messed up and announced the wrong contestant as the winner of the Miss Universe Pageant? Well, it's hard to forget, since he's milking it for all it's worth, which is apparently a lot considering Harvey appeared in T-Mobile's Super Bowl ad that references his now famous fumble. Show More Summary
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Steve Harvey incorrectly named Miss Colombia and not Miss Philippines as Miss Universe last Sunday night. And now he's mistakenly wished everyone a Merry Easter, instead of Christmas. But don't worry, he's only poking fun at himself -- or at least we hope. Show More Summary
That didn’t take long. Five days after his now-infamous Miss Universe mix-up (during which he announced that the winner of the pageant was Miss Colombia when it was actually Miss Philippines), Steve Harvey broke his silence and decided to poke fun at himself. “Merry Easter y’all!” Harvey said in a Christmas Day post on his […]
LGBT hero Harvey Milk was assassinated 37 years ago today. In 1977, Milk made history when he was elected to serve as a San Francisco City Supervisor and became one of the first openly LGBT elected officials in the country. He was assassinated less than a year later. Through our work everyday at HRC, Milk’s legacy lives on. Show More Summary
by Andrew Sacher Last month, Roger Harvey released his debut album Twelve Houses, a nice dose of heartfelt poppy indie that we said fans of Neutral Milk Hotel, The Antlers, Death Cab and Youth Lagoon should check out. One of...
If you know even the slightest bit about queer history, you've heard of gay activists like Harvey Milk and Larry Kramer. But there are scores of others who get less attention than they deserve. In honor of October's lesbian, gay, bisexual...Show More Summary
Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in California, may be getting a street named in his honor in Salt Lake City via a new initiative courtesy of Equality Utah.
Salt Lake City officials are considering naming a street for gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk: City officials say they have been working with LGBT leaders on the initiative, which would place Harvey Milk Boulevard near thoroughfares named for civil rig… The post Salt Lake City Officials May Name Street for Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk appeared first on Towleroad.
Here's a collection of 30 rare and awesome photos of famous people hanging out together you might have never seen before... Montserrat Caballé and Freddie Mercury Orson Welles and Charlie Chaplin Harvey Milk and Jane Fonda John Wayne and Marlene Dietrich David Bowie and Iggy Pop in Moscow, 1976 See more »
Before Harvey Milk, she was a seminal figure in the LGBT rights movement. Before Caitlyn Jenner, she was one of the country's first transgender activists who worked tirelessly for justice and civil rights. And most people do not know her name. Show More Summary
The tribute to the slain LGBT activist would be just blocks away from the Mormon Temple. read more