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Harvey Milk Stamp Set for 2014

The United States Postal Service will reportedly release a stamp featuring the late gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk in 2014. It would mark the first time a stamp has been issued specifically to honor an LGBT person. Linn’s Stamp News, a weekly publication that covers the mail service, is reporting in its May 27 […]

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San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus Announces Yearlong Tribute: Harvey Milk 2013: Living The Legacy

On the night of November 27,1978, reeling from the news that Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk had been assassinated, the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus (SFGMC) found themselves having their debut performance. Instead of their usual rehearsal, the newly formed group joined thousands of candle-carrying San Franciscans, singing Mendelsohn’s a capella “Thou Lord […]

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Harvey Milk and Moscone Candlelight March and Vigil | Castro

Public display of remembrance and pride from the man who started it all. See you there! Join the city for night of remembrance of the lives and untimely deaths of supervisor Harvey Milk and mayor George Moscone on the anniversary of their assassinations in 1978 and commemorating the spontaneous candlelight march the night of the shootings. Where and When: The […]

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Celebrate Harvey Milk’s Birthday with a Postage Stamp

Via news.change.org This weekend there will be celebrations throughout California and the United States for Harvey Milk’s birthday on May 22. Harvey Milk was a pioneer for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender civil rights. He was the first non-incombant openly gay man elected to office in the United States. Milk was relentless with his passionate […]