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Let’s Honor and Remember Harvey Milk on the 39th Anniversary of His Murder Nov. 27, 1978, was the night of the Harvey Milk was assassinated by Dan White, a former city supervisor who thought Milk was out to get him Hornet Stories - Hornet Stories bring you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Today, HRC honors LGBTQ civil rights hero Harvey Milk. Milk made history when he was elected to serve as San Francisco City Supervisor in 1977, becoming one of the first openly LGBTQ elected officials in the country. Less than a year...Show More Summary
A teacher and student bond over the late gay icon in the San Francisco-set story.
“Harvey’s Halo” premieres amid drizzle and the sounds of Queen It’s not unusual for rain to precede a rainbow, and as such the drizzly Wednesday weather in the Castro didn’t hold up the unveiling of “Harvey’s Halo,” a new light art piece...Show More Summary
Before the rain came the rainbow. On the 40th anniversary of the election of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, shafts of multicolored LED lights rose into the clouds as “Harvey’s Halo” came alive in the Castro on Wednesday night. The...Show More Summary
Yesterday, Danica Roem's victory made her an instant role-model to hundreds of thousands of trans people who are in desperate need of voice and hope.
Not everyone is thrilled with the upcoming redesign Elated over all that is shiny and new, many people, including your editor, championed the winning submission for the Harvey Milk Plaza redesign by local firm Perkins Eastman. The plaza’s...Show More Summary
Milk's famous phrase, HOPE WILL NEVER BE SILENT, will appear in neon over Harvey Milk Plaza as a permanent welcoming image to the world from the neighborhood that served as Milk's home and political base.
The unveiling will come next year in time for the 40th anniversary of Milk being sworn in as San Francisco City Supervisor.
CLARENCE THOMAS. What’s our unum? “We always talk about E pluribus unum. What’s our unum now? We have the pluribus. What’s the unum? And I think it’s a great country. I think we, for whatever reasons, have made it our — some people have...Show More Summary
The concept centers around a sloped amphitheater rising from Castro Street and extending up Market, lined with soapbox-like platforms and benches, that the architects describe as a "machine for activism." [ more › ]
New plaza will feature an amphitheater and a timeline of Milk’s life Out of 33 entries were submitted to the Friends of Harvey Milk Plaza, a Castro organization dedicated to reinvigorating the beleaguered plaza named after the civilShow More Summary
The San Francisco office of architecture firm Perkins Eastman has been selected to redesign Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro after a competition that attracted 33 entries. The firm would recast the neighborhood’s Muni subway station with a tiered amphitheater that at its summit forms a glass portal to the entrance. Show More Summary
From NYC ice cream shops to Texas bakeries, owners are milking every single pod As Hurricane Harvey barreled toward Texas, Rebecca Masson, owner of Houston’s Fluff Bake Bar, thought about what was most important to her; what she had to keep safe. Show More Summary
As far back as 1948, Halloween held a special magic for San Francisco’s LGBT community. That one night was like “a chapter from a Cinderella story,” writes Randy Shilts, in his biography of the activist and politician Harvey Milk. From...Show More Summary
On Saturday morning, I received word that Charley Shively died. Shively was a pioneering gay liberation activist on the scale, if not with the name recognition, of Harvey Milk. He was a journalist, a poet, and a founding editor of one...Show More Summary
Temporary light show will brighten skies above the Castro for seven nights Next month marks the 40th anniversary of Harvey Milk’s election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. To commemorate the event, Illuminate, the group behind...Show More Summary
The 15 rainbow beacons will only remain on for seven nights beginning November 8, but a quote from Milk in white neon will serve as a "permanent greeting." [ more › ]
Harvey Milk Plaza, a dated transit hub and gathering place at the intersection of Market and Castro streets, will soon be lit in white neon and an array of rainbow colors shooting into the sky to honor the slain San Francisco supervisor. The two light sculptures by the nonprofit Illuminate will be unveiled Nov. Show More Summary