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Slate
How Angels in America Became the Defining Work of American Art of the Past 25 Yearssome early plays, William Hoffman’s As Is and Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart.
How Angels in America Became the Defining Work of American Art of the Past 25 Years
Slate / Posted 5 hours ago
some early plays, William Hoffman’s As Is and Larry Kramer’s The Normal Heart. Marchers at a San Francisco parade honoring Harvey Milk, May 3, 1983. Joe Mantello (Louis in Los Angeles and New York): The Normal Heart was instrumental in propelling... Read more
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Extra TV
Vice President Biden, Christina Aguilera, RuPaul & Other Stars: 'We Are Orlando'their support for the cause. Vice President Joe Biden also spoke via video to
Vice President Biden, Christina Aguilera, RuPaul & Other Stars: 'We Are Orlando'
Extra TV / Posted 3 days ago
their support for the cause. Vice President Joe Biden also spoke via video to the crowd, citing slain gay politician Harvey Milk while praising the night's honorees and declaring, "We are Orlando. We're all Americans, unbowed, unrelenting, we... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Factsone of the first openly gay characters in a recurring role on a prime time tele
LGBT Rights Milestones Fast Facts
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 4 days ago
one of the first openly gay characters in a recurring role on a prime time television show in "Soap." January 9, 1978 - Harvey Milk is inaugurated as San Francisco city supervisor, and is the first openly gay man to be elected to a political... Read more
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Orange County Register
Anaheim to fly gay pride flag over City Hallthis month, and annually every June. The City Council Tuesday authorized the a
Anaheim to fly gay pride flag over City Hall
Orange County Register / Posted 6 days ago
this month, and annually every June. The City Council Tuesday authorized the annual display of the pride flag from May 22, Harvey Milk Day, through the end of June to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month. “Having that flag be represented on the same pole... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Latinos march for Orlando9 Supervisor David Campos, who represents the Mission, is working to erect a me
Latinos march for Orlando
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
9 Supervisor David Campos, who represents the Mission, is working to erect a memorial to the Pulse shooting victims at Harvey Milk Plaza in the Castro. On Monday, gay Supervisor Scott Wiener, who represents the Castro, told the B.A.R. that he... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Rainbow connections& Sat 10am-9pm. Sun-Thu 10am-7pm. Thru May 31. 3601 Lyon St. www.thehungergames
Rainbow connections
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
& Sat 10am-9pm. Sun-Thu 10am-7pm. Thru May 31. 3601 Lyon St. www.thehungergamesexhibition.com LGBT Chronicled: 1933-2016 @ Harvey Milk Photo Center Group exhibit of photos documenting Bay Area LGBT lives. Tue-Wed 4pm-8pm. Thu 1pm-9pm. Sat & Sun... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Photo finish: 'LGBTQ Chronicled'Castro candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the Orlando massacre, the 125
Photo finish: 'LGBTQ Chronicled'
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 6 days ago
Castro candlelight vigil honoring the victims of the Orlando massacre, the 125 images in the new photography exhibit at the Harvey Milk Photo Center are a stunning chronicle of the LGBT movement in San Francisco. The exhibit, LGBTQ Chronicled:... Read more
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The Mercury News
Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a modelfor women (including Susan B. Anthony and Gloria Steinem). But if they are neve
Unger: For overcoming homophobia, California's FAIR Education Act is a model
The Mercury News / Posted 6 days ago
for women (including Susan B. Anthony and Gloria Steinem). But if they are never exposed to Barbara Gittings, Frank Kameny, Harvey Milk or the other major figures in the fight for gay rights, it should not be surprising that LGBTQ people will... Read more
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Variety
Pauley Perrette, Rob Reiner & More Join ABC’s Gay Rights Event Series ‘When We Rise’LGBT activist Cleve Jones, who joined the gay liberation movement in 1972 and w
Pauley Perrette, Rob Reiner & More Join ABC’s Gay Rights Event Series ‘When We Rise’
Variety / Posted 6 days ago
LGBT activist Cleve Jones, who joined the gay liberation movement in 1972 and was befriended by pioneer gay rights leader Harvey Milk. Parker will play women’s rights leader Roma Guy, who co-founded the San Francisco Women’s Building, and... Read more
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ABC News
First Openly Gay Army Secretary Speaks at Pride Eventtime in the Army. Its creator, Private Gilbert Baker, had been asked to come up
First Openly Gay Army Secretary Speaks at Pride Event
ABC News / Posted 7 days ago
time in the Army. Its creator, Private Gilbert Baker, had been asked to come up with a design by gay rights leader Harvey Milk while living in San Francisco and after having been honorably discharged from the Army, Fanning said. "I can’t... Read more
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New Now Next
Slow Clap: Senate Fails To Pass Four Common Sense Gun-Control Lawslist. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who witnessed the brutal murder of San Fra
Slow Clap: Senate Fails To Pass Four Common Sense Gun-Control Laws
New Now Next / Posted 7 days ago
list. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), who witnessed the brutal murder of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk by a gunman in 1978, authored a bill calling for a block on gun sales to people on the “no-fly list” suspected of... Read more
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Best of New Orleans Gambit
What’s new with New Madridnormalcy that is north Georgia. This is the home of R.E.M. and the B-52's, of E
What’s new with New Madrid
Best of New Orleans Gambit / Posted 8 days ago
normalcy that is north Georgia. This is the home of R.E.M. and the B-52's, of Elephant 6 and Orange Twin, of (the band) Harvey Milk and the late Vic Chesnutt. Like New Orleans, it's a place with an aquifer of hidden energy, where powerful forces... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Orlando massacre took more than lives, it took innocencethe faces of gay men and lesbians with graying hair, who remember the 1978 assa
Orlando massacre took more than lives, it took innocence
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
the faces of gay men and lesbians with graying hair, who remember the 1978 assassination of San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and the 1973 arson of a New Orleans gay club all too well, I’ve seen anger and resigned sadness. Born in 1977, I... Read more
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examiner.com
Orlando, not a time to roll back equality(Workplace Protections). With HRC I planned the annual 2015 HER Event at the W
Orlando, not a time to roll back equality
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
(Workplace Protections). With HRC I planned the annual 2015 HER Event at the W Hotel in San Francisco, the first annual HRC Harvey Milk Event at the W Hotel, training on membership outreach and event planning, and the planning process for four... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Brinkley: Create America's first gay rights monumentsuch great LGBT American figures as Walt Whitman, Gertrude Stein, Bayard Rustin
Brinkley: Create America's first gay rights monument
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 10 days ago
such great LGBT American figures as Walt Whitman, Gertrude Stein, Bayard Rustin, Edith Windsor, Allard Lowenstein and Harvey Milk. It would become a major tourist draw for Greenwich Village. What an ideal way it would be for Obama to cement... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 10 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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Staten Island Advance
Orlando massacre: We must not be bystandersWe take responsibility to promote openness and inclusiveness, the basic values
Orlando massacre: We must not be bystanders
Staten Island Advance / Posted 11 days ago
We take responsibility to promote openness and inclusiveness, the basic values of humanity. "Hope is never silent," said Harvey Milk, the first openly gay American elected official, before he was silenced by a bullet. We must not be silent. We... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Uber giving users free rides to LGBT venues, centers this weekendthat there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including Stonewall I
Uber giving users free rides to LGBT venues, centers this weekend
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 11 days ago
that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village and San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza. Uber has created individual pages for each of the 40 cities to notify people of the destinations. This... Read more
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FOX 6 Milwaukee
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
FOX 6 Milwaukee / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Uber Giving Free Rides to LGBTQ Centers This Weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber Giving Free Rides to LGBTQ Centers This Weekend
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
list gun ban is unlikelyshe'd begun after becoming mayor of San Francisco in 1978 following the slaying
list gun ban is unlikely
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 11 days ago
she'd begun after becoming mayor of San Francisco in 1978 following the slayings of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. "The time has come to do something about it," Feinstein said. "This should be the easiest piece ... because... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
KTVZ Bend / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City’s Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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News 8000
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekenddestinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations i
Uber giving free rides to LGBTQ centers this weekend
News 8000 / Posted 11 days ago
destinations. Uber told CNNMoney that there are roughly five to 10 locations in each city, including San Francisco's Harvey Milk Plaza and New York City's Stonewall Inn. Uber has created individual pages, like this one for Pittsburgh, for... Read more
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The Patriot Ledger
Quincy vigil honors victims of Orlando nightclub shootinggroup sang “We Are a Gentle Angry People,” an anthem sung in the wake of the mu
Quincy vigil honors victims of Orlando nightclub shooting
The Patriot Ledger / Posted 12 days ago
group sang “We Are a Gentle Angry People,” an anthem sung in the wake of the murder of openly gay San Francisco politician Harvey Milk in 1978. The Patriot Ledger, Quincy, MA Note: First and last names are required for commenting. If you do not... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Feinstein wins support for watch-list gun ban but victory is unlikelyshe’d begun after becoming mayor of San Francisco in 1978 following the slaying
Feinstein wins support for watch-list gun ban but victory is unlikely
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 12 days ago
she’d begun after becoming mayor of San Francisco in 1978 following the slayings of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk. “The time has come to do something about it,” Feinstein said. “This should be the easiest piece . . . because... Read more
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Salon.com
Coming out saves lives: The deadly potential of internalized homophobia is all too realto one’s mental health, leading to an increased risk for anxiety, depression, h
Coming out saves lives: The deadly potential of internalized homophobia is all too real
Salon.com / Posted 12 days ago
to one’s mental health, leading to an increased risk for anxiety, depression, harming yourself, or even harming others. Harvey Milk once argued that it was important for LGBT people to come out—because in doing so, we give others a chance to... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
After filibuster, GOP agrees to allow vote on Feinstein gun billsaid Thursday. Throughout her career, Feinstein, who became mayor of San Franc
After filibuster, GOP agrees to allow vote on Feinstein gun bill
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 12 days ago
said Thursday. Throughout her career, Feinstein, who became mayor of San Francisco after the assassinations of Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone, has been among the leading advocates of tighter gun restrictions. Her 1994 legislation... Read more
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Mashable
San Francisco stages a kiss-in to #SpreadLove for Orlandoshooting, the LGBT community and its allies banded together to #SpreadLove by s
San Francisco stages a kiss-in to #SpreadLove for Orlando
Mashable / Posted 12 days ago
shooting, the LGBT community and its allies banded together to #SpreadLove by sharing photos of themselves kissing in Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's Castro district. A man armed with an assault-style rifle and a handgun killed 49 people... Read more
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Roll Call
Ryan Takes Shot at Trump Day After Endorsementdon’t want." Feinstein became acting mayor of San Francisco in 1978 after then
Ryan Takes Shot at Trump Day After Endorsement
Roll Call / Posted 12 days ago
don’t want." Feinstein became acting mayor of San Francisco in 1978 after then-mayor George Moscone and city supervisor Harvey Milk, one of the first openly gay public officials, were shot and killed by an angry former supervisor. Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
San Francisco "Kiss-In" Honors Orlando Victimswhich encourages same-sex couples (and friends) to show affection with a kiss -
San Francisco "Kiss-In" Honors Orlando Victims
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 12 days ago
which encourages same-sex couples (and friends) to show affection with a kiss -- will take place at San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event is inspired by stories alleging that Omar Mateen, the Orlando shooter, had... Read more
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Arkansas Times
The fragility of the gay bodyI've come of age during a period in which high-profile assaults on the gay body
The fragility of the gay body
Arkansas Times / Posted 13 days ago
I've come of age during a period in which high-profile assaults on the gay body have taken place (from the assassination of Harvey Milk, to the torture and death of Matthew Shepherd, to the indifference toward HIV/AIDS in the years where its primary... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Frameline Award honors Bob Hawktheir work more accessible to their audience. Films Hawk has worked on include
Frameline Award honors Bob Hawk
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
their work more accessible to their audience. Films Hawk has worked on include the Oscar-winning documentary The Times of Harvey Milk (1984); The Celluloid Closet (1995), a documentary that recalls the gay subtext found in many Golden Age... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Compassion-arts& Sat 10am-9pm. Sun-Thu 10am-7pm. Thru May 31. 3601 Lyon St. www.thehungergames
Compassion-arts
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 13 days ago
& Sat 10am-9pm. Sun-Thu 10am-7pm. Thru May 31. 3601 Lyon St. www.thehungergamesexhibition.com LGBT Chronicled: 1933-2016@ Harvey Milk Photo Center LGBT Chronicled: 1933-2016 @ Harvey Milk Photo Center Opening reception for a large group exhibit... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
San Francisco "Kiss-In" Honors Orlando Victimswhich encourages same-sex couples (and friends) to show affection with a kiss -
San Francisco "Kiss-In" Honors Orlando Victims
NBC Bay Area / Posted 13 days ago
which encourages same-sex couples (and friends) to show affection with a kiss -- will take place at San Francisco’s Harvey Milk Plaza at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The event is inspired by stories alleging that Omar Mateen, the Orlando shooter, had... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Terrorism focus in Orlando shooting distracts from real issue, UB queer history expert sayskilling Americans because they were queer and that has not been forcefully arti
Terrorism focus in Orlando shooting distracts from real issue, UB queer history expert says
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 13 days ago
killing Americans because they were queer and that has not been forcefully articulated,” says Katz, who founded the Harvey Milk Institute, the world’s largest queer studies institute. “What we are trying to do here is camouflage the root of... Read more
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The Advocate
A Brief History of Anti-LGBT Violenceit when sober. He committed suicide a year after the fire. The assassination o
A Brief History of Anti-LGBT Violence
The Advocate / Posted 13 days ago
it when sober. He committed suicide a year after the fire. The assassination of pioneering gay activist and politician Harvey Milk led to sorrow, rage, and bursts of activism. Milk was elected in 1977 to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors,... Read more
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PhysOrg
After Orlando shooting, focus on ISIS and terrorism distracts from real issues, UB queer history expert sayskilling Americans because they were queer and that has not been forcefully arti
After Orlando shooting, focus on ISIS and terrorism distracts from real issues, UB queer history expert says
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
killing Americans because they were queer and that has not been forcefully articulated," says Katz, who founded the Harvey Milk Institute, the world's largest queer studies institute. "What we are trying to do here is camouflage the root of... Read more
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dna
Revoke access to guns, make people equal: Celina Jaitlyattack since 9/11. How many were there? Celina says, “I was in Miami last mon
Revoke access to guns, make people equal: Celina Jaitly
dna / Posted 14 days ago
attack since 9/11. How many were there? Celina says, “I was in Miami last month (May 15) to receive the prestigious Harvey Milk Award (an American politician who became the first openly gay person to be elected to public office in... Read more
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The News & Observer
150 gather in Carrboro for Orlando vigilnoted other acts of violence against gay people: the Stonewall riots in New Yor
150 gather in Carrboro for Orlando vigil
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
noted other acts of violence against gay people: the Stonewall riots in New York City, the shooting of gay city supervisor Harvey Milk in San Francisco and the murder of Matthew Shepard. A 1973 arson attack on the Upstairs Lounge in New Orleans... Read more
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JTA
New head of Anne Frank Center wants a rights agenda as aggressive as he isfeatured in two movies — “Freeheld” and the 2007 documentary of the same name a
New head of Anne Frank Center wants a rights agenda as aggressive as he is
JTA / Posted 14 days ago
featured in two movies — “Freeheld” and the 2007 documentary of the same name and on the same topic. He called himself “the Harvey Milk of New Jersey” after the California gay rights activist slain in 1978. He is aware, in his words, that “frankly,... Read more
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The Advocate
Daniel Hernandez: For Orlando, Our Prayers Aren't Enoughhas, for long-term change. In the 1970s, in the face of death threats, as one
Daniel Hernandez: For Orlando, Our Prayers Aren't Enough
The Advocate / Posted 14 days ago
has, for long-term change. In the 1970s, in the face of death threats, as one of the first openly gay elected officials, Harvey Milk famously said, "If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet shatter every closet door." It's likely no... Read more
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The News & Observer
Orlando shootings reinforce fear that nowhere is safeof violence has long been part of our consciousness We remember all too well t
Orlando shootings reinforce fear that nowhere is safe
The News & Observer / Posted 14 days ago
of violence has long been part of our consciousness We remember all too well the assassination of gay civil rights leader Harvey Milk in 1978 But this, a focused attack on a clearly LGBT crowd, shakes us to our core On Thursday, at the White... Read more
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The Tyee
On Orlando: Why Silence Still Equals Deathin the Soho district of London on June 13. Photo by Dylan Martinez, Reuters Med
On Orlando: Why Silence Still Equals Death
The Tyee / Posted 15 days ago
in the Soho district of London on June 13. Photo by Dylan Martinez, Reuters Media Express. "Hope will never be silent." -- Harvey Milk A new chapter in the history of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people started Sunday. Forty-nine people were... Read more
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