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LGBT activists unveil historical marker during DNC

3 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who is known for the 2008 Harvey Milk biopic Milk, said he first visited Philadelphia as a “closeted student,” and while there came to the realization that the U.S. Constitution probably wasn’t written for people like him. Decades later, the Academy Award winner...

LGBT Movement Commemorated in Philadelphia

22 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, who is known for the 2008 Harvey Milk biopic Milk, said he first visited Philadelphia as a “closeted student,” and while there he came to the realization that the U.S. Constitution probably wasn’t written for people like him. Show More Summary

20 Things You Didn’t Know About San Francisco

last weekHumor / odd : Neatorama

Quick: what comes to mind when you think of San Francisco? High rent, the Gold Rush, earthquake, Harvey Milk… Alcatraz? There’s so much more to learn about the city, its history, geography, and culture. San Francisco is the birthplace of a lot of things, not all of them good. Show More Summary

If LGBT Rights Are Civil Rights, Why Don't We Teach LGBT History In Schools?

Almost 50 years after the famous Stonewall riots in New York City, public school children still often go through school without ever once learning about the riots, let alone names like Sylvia Rivera, Harvey Milk, Marsha P. Johnson, Christine...Show More Summary

More is More: How to Display Your Most Treasured Collections

Sara & Jason's Terrific Toy-Tastic Home (Image credit: Sara Harvey) For those collecting maximalists among us—who can't have just one globe, camera, or milk glass goblet, but seem to amass them by the dozen—here are some creative ways to organize and live with the things you love. Show More Summary

Get To Know Your Neighbor: A Ramadan (and Beyond) Video

last monthReligion / Islam : altmuslim

This is day 20 of the #30Day30Writers 2016 Ramadan series. By Al-Husein N. Madhany Like Harvey Milk, we as American Muslims must come out of the closet and get to know our neighbors. You can start by taking them out for a cup of coffee, maybe after you break your fast today. Or, do so after [Read More...]

In Response to Orlando Shooting, Harvey Milk Plaza to Host Kiss-In Tonight

A call to action in the Castro Photo by Mendolus Shank After the horror of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting, which left 49 people dead and 53 wounded, the LGBT community is taking action. First, a series of choice club nights will happen around the city to benefit those affected by the country’s largest mass shooting. Show More Summary

Orlando massacre spurs grief and fear for LGBT Americans

NEW YORK (AP) — The gay, lesbian and transgender community has seen violence before, from Harvey Milk to Matthew Shepard, and an ever-lengthening list of transgender women. But never anything like this. Sunday’s massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, grimly changed the equation, stirring communal fears and swiftly prompting tighter security at gay […]

The Harvey Milk Foundation issued a powerful statement condemning the Orlando gay nightclub massacre that killed 50

The Harvey Milk Foundation (HMF) issued a powerful statement on the Orlando mass shooting that left 50 people dead early Sunday. The shooting, now being called the deadliest in US history, also appeared to specifically target the LGBT+...Show More Summary

Levi’s Partners with Harvey Milk Foundation for 2016 Pride Collection

Levi’s partners with the Harvey Milk Foundation for its Pride 2016 Collection. The lineup represents Levi’s third Pride collection which honors the legacy of Harvey Milk. A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, Milk was one of the first openly gay elected officials in the United States. Show More Summary

Harper: Matt Harvey Silent Knight act leaves Mets teammates flat

2 months agoNews : NY Daily News

Matt Harvey should know better. You can’t milk baseball stardom, declare yourself a celebrity and then hide from tough times.

Feeling meh about marketing for pride

Today in capitalism, I’m feeling meh about the commodification of queer identity. Most recent object of analysis: This Mic article about Levi’s 2016 Pride Line. The line, which does at least give a portion of profits to Harvey Milk Foundation, goes for queer dude denim looks and comes accessorized with colored bandanas a la queer and […]

Levi’s Celebrates the LGBTQ Community With Harvey Milk Pride 2016 Collection

Levi’s has launched its third Pride collection and the first for 2016 in partnership with the Harvey Milk Foundation. A long-standing ally to the LGBTQ community, the Levi’s brand is commemorating the election and legacy of Harvey Milk through a range of gender-neutral product. The collection features a series of distinct design details including a […]

It is Harvey Milk Day — Honoring the Man

Today is Harvey Milk Day. We must not forget his contribution to not just LGBT people but for all those who believe in human rights. The post It is Harvey Milk Day — Honoring the Man appeared first on The Good Men Project.

A Birthday Message to Harvey Milk, From Cleve Jones

On what would have been Harvey Milk's 86th birthday, his former colleague and close friend shares his thoughts on the man and his legacy.

Celebrating Harvey Milk on His 86th Birthday

Today, HRC honors the lift and legacy of LGBT hero and leader Harvey Milk who would have been 86-years-old 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. Show More Summary

10 Things About 2016 That Would Make Harvey Milk Beam From Ear To Ear

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Happy Birthday, Harvey — which also means happy Harvey Milk Day! The civil rights hero would have been 86 this year, and though he helped fan the flames of the fight for civil rights, he couldn’t possibly have imagined how much progress we would have made by now. It’s been an incredible year for LGBTQ rights, [...]

Levi’s New Pride Collection Is Here—Hankies Included!

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Levi's has paired with the Harvey Milk Foundation to create a gender-neutral clothing line for 2016 Pride.

Levi’s Is Bringing Back The Hanky Code Just In Time For Pride

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

The 1970s are making a comeback. Levi’s just announced its new its limited edition Pride Collection for 2016, which is being produced in partnership with the Harvey Milk Foundation. The collection includes Harvey Milk t-shirts, tanks and ringer Ts, plus Pride-themed jorts (jean shorts) and trucker jackets. But our favorite part of the collection are the colored paisley [...]

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