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Harvey Milk Stamp Set for 2014

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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A Re-Enactment of Harvey Milk’s “Hope” Speech in SF to Celebrate Harvey Milk Day, 2013

A re-enactment of Harvey Milk’s famous Hope Speech in the Castro to celebrate Harvey Milk Day, 2013. To mark what would have been Harvey Milk’s 83rd birthday, San Francisco city officials organized a reenactment of his famous “You’ve Got To Have Hope” speech on Sunday, May 19, 2013. Milk gave the speech on June 24,


Harvey Milk ‘Marriage License’ Found? San Francisco Man Claims A Historic Find

You go Harvey! I love that you won’t stay quiet even from your grave. Fist pump! With mere weeks until the California Supreme Court reviews the constitutionality of the state’s same-sex marriage ban, Proposition 8, a new document could show that one of the leaders of the gay rights movement played by his own rules from


Add Harvey Milk’s Name to San Francisco International Airport: Sign Petition Here

San Francisco Board of Supervisors: Add Harvey Milk’s name to San Francisco International Airport — and honor Stuart Milk’s uncle’s historic LGBT rights legacy. SIGN PETITION HERE Petition by Stuart Milk and the Harvey Milk Foundation:  My uncle gave everything to the cause of civil rights. Now he needs your help. Please add your support for a

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San Francisco Lawmakers Are Considering Naming the City’s Airport After Harvey Milk

  This story makes me want to jump up and down in a cheerleading (girls) outfit and scream, ” Two, For, Six, Eight, Who do we appreciate… HARVEY..HARVEY.. MILK!” By Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — A San Francisco lawmaker on Tuesday planned to introduce legislation asking voters to rename the city’s airport after slain gay rights

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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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San Francisco Marches to Remember and Re-ignite Harvey Milk’s Message

Memorial held in San Francisco last night in San Francisco for the anniversary of Harvey Milk’s assassination (11/27/1978). Speakers included Cleve Jones with an intro from Harry Britt. Cleve Jones reminded people that there is one movement and that Harvey was for justice for all including African-Americans and immigrants. When Cleve  got to the mic,


Hair Ball of the Day: Harvey Milk


In Memoriam: Nov. 27, 1978 – Harvey Milk Assassinated In San Francisco

Supervisor Harvey Milk recorded a message to be played should he ever be assassinated. Unfortunately the world sat in shock and disbelief, after finding out the news, that indeed, at 11 a.m. on a beautiful Monday morning, on November 27, 1978,  San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were shot and killed in


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


The Double Play: A Wake For 1978: Goodbye to Jonestown, Harvey Milk, George Moscone, and More |City Lights Books, SF

This gathering here in San Francisco will be in celebration of the release of  Double Play: The Hidden Passions Behind the Double Assassination of George Moscone and Harvey Milk  by Mike Weiss City Lights Books and Vince Emery present: A Wake for 1978: Goodbye to Jonestown, Harvey Milk, George Moscone, and More. A remembrance of a

Trevor Project’s Call Center is Officially Open; Ribbon Cut SF CA (photo collage)

Today goes down in the history books and most appropriately on Harvey Milk’s 81st Birthday, the Trevor Project’s call center is officially open. About 1 hour ago phone lines officially opened in Harvey Milk’s Camera Shop and Former Campaign Headquarters. It is a glorious day. The ribbon was cut at the door step of the

Hair Ball of the Day Harvey Milk: Happy 81st B-day!

It has been brought to my attention that Harvey Milk’s 81st Birthday is today.

Grand Opening of the Harvey Milk Call Center in San Francisco 5/22 Sunday

The Trevor Project is excited to open our Harvey Milk Call Center in San Francisco this weekend! Please join us for a ribbon untying and guided tour of the new call center facility at the historic site of Harvey Milk’s Castro Camera Store (575 Castro Street, between 18th and 19th Streets). The event will take

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

SF is Preparing for its Next King or Queen (Mayor)

Running for the mayoral seat in San Francisco is one spicy meatball! We are no ordinary city and have extraordinary population to please. The rest of the world watches SF under a microscope to see what boundaries we are pushing and history we are re-writing. Good luck to you all in the race. On your

Brintney's SF Visit, Minus Speculation

Finally the real story, with facts, minus all the layers of speculation. If Ms Spears brings an once of good and support to the gay community, we’ll take. As far as her live performances, we’ll tap our red slippers together and chant, ” Please don’t suck, Please don’t suck” , but that’s all we can