Dustin Lance Black, the Oscar-winning writer of the Harvey Milk biopic, was so moved by the message of tolerance in Lion, he wrote a guest column for Deadline. A Lion For Our Times I write this in gratitude. I hadn't been to an Academy screening since I landed in London nearly three years ago, so the invite to see Lion here was a welcome one. Show More Summary
Departing U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch assured the students that the Dept. of Justice will maintain a "working group" into the next administration that focuses on LGBTQ-related civil rights.
6 Things I Love and Hate About the Movie ‘Milk’ If you can harness anger, you can turn it into a constructive force for good—as Harvey Milk discovered, both in the movie 'Milk' and in real life Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
In this excerpt from Cleve Jones's memoir, When We Rise: My Life in the Movement, the prominent gay rights activist delivers a speech that crystalizes Milk's impact.
Bullies roamed his high-school gym class, so Cleve Jones feigned a chronic lung ailment and retreated to the library. It was on one such occasion that he flipped through the magazine that likely saved his life. A headline piqued Jones’...Show More Summary
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, making him one of the first openly gay men elected to public office. Less than a year into...Show More Summary
This excerpt from Harvey Milk's famous "Hope" speech, given at the start of the last anti-LGBT backlash, is brimming with timeless wisdom and inspiration. Another excerpt from the full speech: (more…)
On Sunday, Stuart Milk, nephew of LGBTQ civil rights icon Harvey Milk, thanked volunteers at the Jacksonville Hillary for America office for making calls and knocking on doors in support of pro-equality candidates up and down the ballot. “It’s essential that we continue to make our voices heard,” he said. Show More Summary
01. Codeine - “D” 02. Björk - "Bachelorette" 03. Hüsker Dü - "Hardly Getting Over It" 04. Big Star - "Kangaroo" 05. Beck - "It's All In Your Mind" 06. Harvey Milk - “My Broken Heart Will Never Mend” 07. Have a Nice Life - “I Don't Love” 08. Low - "Lust" 09. Red House Painters - "I Am a Rock" 10. Swans - "No Cure for the Lonely"
Requested by Lonely and Sad • Compiled by Sad and Lonely 01. Codeine - “D” 02. Björk - “Bachelorette” 03. Hüsker Dü - “Hardly Getting Over It” 04. Big Star - “Kangaroo” 05. Beck - “It’s All In Your Mind” 06. Harvey Milk - “My Broken Heart Will Never Mend” 07. Show More Summary
In a certain way, Levi’s has been honoring the idea of heritage all summer long. Back in May, the ultra-Americana brand released a Pride collection created in partnership with the Harvey Milk Foundation to celebrate and benefit the LGBTQ community. This was shortly followed by a Levi’s Skateboarding collection that culled inspiration from the Army, […]
A new ship, U.S.N.S. Harvey Milk, will be completed, christened and launched in 2021, and will be the first that honors a leader of the gay community.
The USNS Harvey Milk is the first navy ship to be named after a member of the LGBT communityand, like the brave advocate it is named after, it will take its message of equality everywhere.
The United States Navy has chosen LGBT rights activist and former San Francisco Supervisor, Harvey Milk, for a ship’s name in his honor in its new fleet of replenishment oil tanker. The post Harvey Milk Sailing the High Seas appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Sean Penn already in talks to play ship Judging from what friends and colleagues say about him, if you;d told LGBT activist and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk that he would still make headlines nearly 40 years after his (unfortunate)...Show More Summary
Announced last month, the USNS Harvey Milk was honored with a ceremony and press conference at the former Navy base of Treasure Island. [ more › ]
Today, at a ceremony in San Francisco, the U.S. Navy made history by naming a new Military Sealift Command ship after Harvey Milk, the former Navy diver and pioneer in the LGBTQ civil rights movement who was assassinated in 1978. InShow More Summary
TweetVia San Francisco FYI net: “USNS Harvey Milk Naming Ceremony by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus When: August 16, 2016 – Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Where: Treasure Island Great Lawn, San Francisco What: Join the Secretary of the Navy, the Harvey Milk Foundation, Federal Elected Officials and Harvey’s family and friends for an historic ship […]
You knew this was coming, right? Harvey Milk, Wallace Fellow Travelers, Spears Patience and Sarah, Kimper Lulu, Berg Death in Venice, Britten Der Rosenkavalier, Strauss As One, Kamisky (because we are counting LGBTQI in all its expressions) Don Carlo(s), Verdi Norma, Bellini (Face it - the best relationship in the opera is between Norma and Adalgisa. Show More Summary
The gay icon and legendary San Francisco politician is about to have a Navy ship named after him, if reports are to be believed. The post ‘USS Harvey Milk’: US Navy Will Name Ship After Gay Rights Icon appeared first on The Good Men Project.