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
Utah's LGBT community may soon have reason to celebrate, as a proposal filed by Equality Utah has been announced to rename a Salt Lake City street in honor of slain LGBT icon Harvey Milk. The move, planned in partnership with Mayor Ralph...Show More Summary
Over the weekend, Equality Utah announced a new effort to rename a prominent Salt Lake City street “Harvey Milk Boulevard.”
LGBT activists are working with Salt Lake City officials to rename a street in Utah's capital now known as 900 South to "Harvey Milk Boulevard." Equality Utah is spearheading the proposal and is already working with the city's Democratic...Show More Summary
For Flagpole : Pride ParadeGrowing Without Growing Up Even big kids need room to grow. After five years as a band—scrapping predecessor Brown Frown, releasing an EP and two LPs with Kyle Spence of Harvey Milk and playing to Athens audiences...Show More Summary
Permanent Records is an ongoing closer look at the records that matter most. Anytown, USA: A local economy that revolves around one central industry—such as hydraulic fracturing, oil production, freighting, coal mining, manufacturing,...Show More Summary
In his inspiring Oscar acceptance speech for Milk, the 2008 film about the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city official Harvey Milk, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black tossed down the gauntlet for LGBT rights—and he's been a tireless fighter for the cause ever since. Show More Summary
Pictured: Harvey Milk Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco will soon offer an LGBT social studies course, still a rarity across the country and the first of its kinds in the area. “This is history. This is an experience that happened,” said teacher Lyndsey Schlax. Show More Summary
Drag queens and protestors led a chant against Facebook during San Francisco's Pride Parade to decry the social network's "authentic name" policy on Sunday. Marching with the Harvey Milk group, the #MyNameIs campaign handed out buttons and turned their signs to say "Shame on FB" in front of the parade judges. Show More Summary
In full-on activist mode, this one: [@HillaryClinton]
Harvey Milk ran unsuccessfully for public office three times before winning a seat on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors. In each race he campaigned for laws to protect workers from discrimination in employment due to sexual orientation. Show More Summary
Today would have been the slain LGBT rights leader's 85th birthday.
Today, HRC honors and celebrates Harvey Milk Day.
On what would have been Milk's 85th birthday, Cleve Jones says the civil rights leader would want us to work harder for equality. read more