The Washington Post reports that Steve Jobs will be joining Dora the Explorer, Charlton Heston, Run DMC, John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, Harvey Milk, and Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer on future commemorative postage stamps. The stamp is being designed and scheduled for release in 2015. It’s is an odd juxtaposition. One of Steve Jobs’s greatest contributions was to turn computers...
To mark the birthday of legendary activist Harvey Milk and the rebirth of a fighting movement for LGBT Equality, people across the country took part in events to honor Harvey’s legacy and demand full equality in all spheres of life from...Show More Summary
LGBTQ people often lack a grasp of our own history. The places, events, and people from the past that shaped our current reality aren’t given equal airtime or ink-space in history classes. This is especially true with historic commemorative markers such as plaques or monuments. The idea of The Gay Rub came when I learned […]
The right wing regularly calls Harvey Milk a "predator pedophile" because he allegedly dated a teenager. Liberty Counsel spokesdouche Matt Barber: "Harvey Milk was demonstrably, categorically an evil man based on his rape of teenage boys." Let's see how Barber and his ilk spin THIS message from Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil Robertson.
As we commemorate the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Harvey Milk, our recent trip to Japan to speak about marriage equality made clear how Harvey's call to come out is just as important as ever. Significantly fewer LGBT Japanese...Show More Summary
Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold stand and her role in ending racism. pic.twitter.com/uxIj1QmtkU — RNC (@GOP) December 1, 2013 What? No love for Harvey Milk for ending homophobia? [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Activists march from the Castro to City Hall. Luke Thomas Hundreds of activists and progressive San Franciscans marked the 35 th anniversary of the Mayor George Moscone and Sup. Harvey Milk assassinations on Wednesday night in the Castro...Show More Summary
On the 35th anniversary of Harvey Milk's death, The Advocate reprints its report of the days and events that followed. read more
A candlelight vigil is being held tomorrow night in San Francisco to mark the 35th anniversary of Harvey Milk and George Moscone's assassination at City Hall. Write the organizers on Facebook: Harvey and George were the brightest beacons of hope...
Thirty-five years ago this week, our country lost a man who symbolized the breakdown of barriers for LGBT elected officials everywhere. Harvey Milk, the first openly gay man elected to major public office in California, had held his office for less than a year before he was assassinated. Show More Summary
Jonathan Moscone, whose father, Mayor George Moscone, was slain with Harvey Milk, married Darryl Carbonaro Friday in the mayor’s balcony of San Francisco’s City Hall. read more
Thirty-five years after Dan White gunned down San Francisco Mayor George Moscone alongside openly gay City Supervisor Harvey Milk, Moscone’s son, Jonathan Moscone, married Darryl Carbonaro in San Francisco, reports New York Times. The couple were married in City Hall November 8 by Willie L. Brown Jr., the former mayor of San Francisco. “I proposed at the bar […]
The Harvey Milk Photography Center in San Francisco solicited photos from all different types of parents, caretakers, and friends to create a one-of-a-kind show. read more
Jonathan Moscone (left), the son of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone, who was assassinated in 1978 with SF Supervisor Harvey Milk, married his partner on the mayor's balcony of SF City Hall on Friday, the NYT reports: Mr. Moscone (left),...
UCLA's UNIVERSITY CATHOLIC CENTER: It gets better. I WANT TO RECRUIT YOU: Vlogger John Bird reflects on Harvey Milk's famous quote. EARLY TRICK OR TREATING: Who's in the spirit? I'll BE THERE FOR YOU: Ben Cohen does the quickstep. For...
SaveCalifornia is protesting the U.S. Postal Service's decision to feature LGBT activist Harvey Milk on a special commemorative stamp next year. The pro-family group is calling for the boycott of the stamp, calling Milk a "sexual predator," based on his biography.
The United States Postal Service has announced that it will introduce a stamp commemorating LGBT rights pioneer and one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S., Harvey Milk. He will become the first openly LGBT elected official to be featured on U.S. postage. “This is an incredible honor for the lesbian, […]
June Thomas reports on the Slate website that the Harvey Milk Foundation and the U.S. Postal Service have confirmed that San Francisco politician Harvey Milk,who was openly gay, will be featured on a new postage stamp next year. Thomas says, "Most reports observe that Milk will be the 'first openly LGBT official ever featured on a U.S. Show More Summary
To coincide with National Coming Out Day the San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus released a teaser for their original cast recording CD of I Am Harvey Milk by Andrew Lippa (The Addams Family, Big Fish). Performed this past June at...
[October is LGBT History Month and to celebrate, Queerty’s gaying up each day with our 31 Days of Queerstory.] If you need yet another reminder that Harvey Milk’s legacy endures, the United States Postal Service announced yesterday that it will issue a postage stamp with the image of the late LGBT civil rights leader. It will be the [...]