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James Franco Reveals First Look at ‘Ex-Gay’ Activist Role

last weekNews : Mediaite

James Franco played the younger lover of San Francisco city supervisor and gay rights activist Harvey Milk in the 2008 film Milk. Now, in the upcoming film Michael, the actor will take on the very different role of Michael Glatze, who...Show More Summary

Music Blues – “The Great Depression” Video

3 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Music Blues is the solo project of Stephen Tanner, bassist for sludge metal stalwarts Harvey Milk. His debut album, Things Haven’t Gone Well — written after the death of a longtime friend, drummer Jerry Fuchs — is coming next month. We’ve already heard first single “91771,” and “The Great Depression” is another slab of ominous [...]

Milk and Chorus; A Night to Remember at Walt Disney Concert Hall

The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) made history as they showcased their historical past during their 966th performance celebrating their 35th anniversary along with the Southern California premiere of I Am Harvey Milk at The Walt Disney Concert Hall this past weekend. The concert was in two acts. Show More Summary

Harvey Milk oratorio getting a staging in Los Angeles

last monthArts : Culture Monster

The life of Harvey Milk -- the San Francisco politician and activist who was gunned down in 1978 -- has inspired biographies, documentaries, a play, an opera and the 2008 Oscar-winning biopic starring Sean Penn.

Music Blues (Stephen Tanner Of Harvey Milk) – “91771?

It’s been just about four years since we last heard from sludge metal veterans Harvey Milk (2010?s A Small Turn Of Human Kindness) who broke up in 1998 and reformed 10 years later sounding even stronger than they did in their heyday. Now, member Stephen Tanner has announced a solo album for Thrill Jockey, and [...]

Frank Robinson, Writer Who Helped Craft Harvey Milk's Famous Speeches, Dies at 87

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Frank Robinson, an author who also crafted some of Harvey Milk's greatest speeches, died on June 30, the Los Angeles Times reports: Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San Francisco home was confirmed by Daniel Nicoletta,...

Clash of the Classics: 'Making Love' vs. 'The Times of Harvey Milk'

In the this next matchup for our Clash of the Classics tournament, it's Making Love vs. The Times of Harvey Milk. read more

Madame Tussauds San Francisco Getting Harvey Milk Statue

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

The new Madame Tussauds in S.F. will feature the world's most famous LGBT politician. read more

This Is What Happens When You Send Money To The American Family Association Using The Harvey Milk Stamp

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The American Family Association isn’t about to descend from the imaginary peaks of its moral high ground for a few bucks. Testing out the organization’s boundaries, a reader of the blog Wonkette, “TK,” sent a $10 donation in an envelope stamped with Harvey Milk. And I suppose it’s good they refused the letter — if an organization is going […]

AFA Refuses Donation With Milk Stamp

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

The Wire reports: How much do anti-gay groups hate the new Harvey Milk stamps from the U.S. Postal Service? One organization refused to even open a mailed donation to their cause using one such stamp as postage. Staying true to their...Show More Summary

Sending Harvey Milk Throughout the Planet

“Tell your immediate family. Tell friends, neighbors, people in the stores you shop in, cab drivers, everyone." The post Sending Harvey Milk Throughout the Planet appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Harvey Milk's Nephew Debuts Gay History Mural in West Hollywood

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out Traveler G.P.S.

The mural, located in a Wells Fargo bank branch, chronicles monumental moments in LGBT and Los Angeles history. read more

Throwing Shade #46: Jill Abramson & The Harvey Milk Stamp

Throwing Shade #46: Jill Abramson & T... 16:06 Bad news! The electric company owes Bryan $10,000! But don't worry because there's also...great news! The new Harvey Milk stamp is out and available at a post office near you! But back to the bad news. Show More Summary

The secret anti-gay history of the U.S. postal service

The recent addition of Harvey Milk to USPS stamps was a sign of change in more ways than one.

COMPILATION: Gay News In The 1970s

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

JMG reader Dave Evans has compiled over 70 minutes of gay-related news reports that aired in the 1970s. Among the topics: Anita Bryant, gay rights marches, the slaying of Harvey Milk, and the riots that erupted after the Dan White verdict. Worth your time.RELATED: Last week Evans compiled news clips from the first ten years of HIV/AIDS.

Anti-gay group asks supporters to reject Harvey Milk stamp

An anti-gay Christian group asked its supporters to toss letters decorated with a Harvey Milk forever stamp because it was lobbied into existence “by a self-described drag queen.”

A Prominent Christian Group Will Refuse All Mail Using The New Harvey Milk Stamp

TheUnitedStatesPostalServicemadeaddedHarveyMilk,thefirstopenlygayelectedofficial,tothelistofpeopletograceapostagestamp.Itwasaprouddayforsupportersandtheequalitymovement,butnoteveryonewashappyaboutit.TheAmericanFamilyAssociation letlooseapressreleasedenouncingthechoiceofMilkforthestampandsaidtheywillrefuseallmailusingthestamp.

Anti-Gay Christian Group Vows to Refuse Mail with Harvey Milk Stamp

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The American Family Association, a fundamentalist Christian group, has shared a press release with its members urging them to refuse any mail that arrives with Harvey Milk's likeness. The USPS announced the Forever stamp honoring Harvey Milk last week. Read more...

Keep Harvey Milk Off Our Mail!

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

From rejecting mail with a Harvey Milk stamp to arguing that Maya Angelou was only famous because she was black, the best moments in crazy from the past week.

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