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Let’s Honor and Remember Harvey Milk on the 39th Anniversary of His Murder

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!

We Remember: Harvey Milk, Assassinated 39 Years Ago

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

New Musical “A Letter To Harvey Milk” Will Premiere Off-Broadway

3 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

A teacher and student bond over the late gay icon in the San Francisco-set story.

Rainbow light installation lights up Harvey Milk Plaza

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

Harvey Milk memorialized in light and art in the Castro

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

The Transgender Harvey Milk

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.

Architect of original Harvey Milk Plaza responds to criticism of his work and concerns over new plaza

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

The Castro goes all rainbow lights fantastic to celebrate the 40th Harvey Milk anniversary

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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.

San Francisco Revamping Harvey Milk Plaza Memorial

last monthLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

The unveiling will come next year in time for the 40th anniversary of Milk being sworn in as San Francisco City Supervisor.

The Last Jedi, Kevin Spacey, Kellan Lutz, Clarence Thomas, Tim Cook, San Antonio, Harvey Milk: HOT LINKS

last monthLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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

Sloped Amphitheater, Designed For Rallies, Selected For Harvey Milk Plaza Redo

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 › ]

Harvey Milk Plaza redesign winner announced

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

SF architecture firm chosen to redesign Castro’s Harvey Milk Plaza

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

Pastry Chefs Forced to Get Creative as Vanilla Prices Soar

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

See Two Decades of San Francisco’s Wildest Queer Halloween Parties

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

For Charley Shively, Gay Liberation Was About Sex and Rebellion, Not Equality

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

Rainbow light installation coming to Harvey Milk Plaza

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

Check Out The Rainbow Light Installation Coming To Harvey Milk Plaza Next Month

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 to get rainbow light installation

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

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