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'Milk' Screenwriter and LGBT Activist Creates a Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign for Coke

In his inspiring Oscar acceptance speech for Milk, the 2008 film about the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city official Harvey Milk, screenwriter Dustin Lance Black tossed down the gauntlet for LGBT rights—and he's been a tireless fighter for the cause ever since. Show More Summary

San Francisco High School to Offer First LGBT History Class

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Pictured: Harvey Milk Ruth Asawa School of the Arts in San Francisco will soon offer an LGBT social studies course, still a rarity across the country and the first of its kinds in the area.  “This is history. This is an experience that happened,” said teacher Lyndsey Schlax. Show More Summary

Members of the LGBT community are protesting Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg at the Pride Parade

Drag queens and protestors led a chant against Facebook during San Francisco's Pride Parade to decry the social network's "authentic name" policy on Sunday. Marching with the Harvey Milk group, the #MyNameIs campaign handed out buttons and turned their signs to say "Shame on FB" in front of the parade judges. Show More Summary

Remembering Harvey Milk and His Fight to End Job Discrimination

Harvey Milk ran unsuccessfully for public office three times before winning a seat on San Francisco's Board of Supervisors. In each race he campaigned for laws to protect workers from discrimination in employment due to sexual orientation. Show More Summary

11 Reasons to Celebrate Harvey Milk Day

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Today would have been the slain LGBT rights leader's 85th birthday.

Op-ed: Don't Let Harvey Milk Down

On what would have been Milk's 85th birthday, Cleve Jones says the civil rights leader would want us to work harder for equality. read more

12 Quotes Proving Harvey Milk Still Gives Us Hope

Today is Harvey Milk Day. Take a moment to remember the gay activist and his message of hope. Harvey-Milk-400x300.jpg

SCOTUS Rally Shows Marriage Equality Is Everyone's Fight

This post was originally written on April 28th, 2015. "Rights are won only by those who make their voices heard." ? Harvey Milk stood outside the Supreme Court of the United States building as a straight ally in support of marriage equality,...Show More Summary

Happy Birthday, Harvey Milk

3 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Activist Cleve Jones remembers his hero and mentor as we struggle to create a global movement for peace and justice for all.

It’s Disco Week in DTLV

With Wednesday night’s Down & Derby, at the Gold Spike; and Friday night’s Harvey Milk Day benefit, at Insert Coin(s), disco is back!

The Illustrated Story of Harvey Milk, Humanitarian Martyr for Love

5 months agoHumor / odd : Brain Pickings

How a little boy with big ears grew up to hear the cry for social justice and answered it with a clarion call for equality in the kingdom of love.

Harvey Milk’s Infamous “Hope Speech” Guides Corporations In Lifting Indiana Boycotts

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

"I know that you cannot live on hope alone, but without it, life is not worth living."

The Ripple Effect: Meeting Harvey Milk

Ron Huberman's chance meeting with Harvey Milk launched Ron on a journey that would make law enforcement history. The post The Ripple Effect: Meeting Harvey Milk appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Video: How A Chance Meeting With Harvey Milk Changed This Man's Life

From I'm From Driftwood, a nonprofit archive of LGBTQ stories, comes the inspiring story of Ron Huberman, whose chance meeting with Harvey Milk set him on a path towards a life of public service. [ more › ]

Harvey Milk Told This Man One Thing That Changed His Entire Life (VIDEO)

I'm From Driftwood is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit archive for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer stories. New stories are posted on the site every Wednesday. One person really can make a difference. For Ron Huberman, all it took to find himself on the path toward an accomplished life was meeting Harvey Milk. Show More Summary

George Takei And Stuart Milk Attack Indiana’s Anti-Gay Law In ‘Last Word’ Interview: VIDEO

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Actor George Takei and Stuart Milk, nephew of Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, appeared on The Last Word With Lawrence O'Donnell last night to discuss Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s evasive interview with George Stephanopoulos and the...

LGBT U.S. Ambassadors Hold Event at the Newseum

It was an emotional night at the Newseum on March 24, when HRC, GLIFAA and the Harvey Milk Foundation (HMF) brought together the six currently serving, openly LGBT U.S. ambassadors.

Sean Penn Got Into Character For Milk With Disco And Hot Wings

5 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

Sean Penn’s 2008 Oscar-winning performance in Milk as the titular gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk was nothing if not a proper salute to a fallen hero of the LGBT community. But it’s his recent revelation on Conan about how he prepared each day of shooting in San Francisco that got us thinking about the film in a new way. […]

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