May 22: Harvey Milk Stamp Dedication at the White House


By Gautam Raghavan This Thursday, May 22, the White House Office of Public Engagement, the United States Postal Service and the Harvey Milk Foundation will host a first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp at the White House. The event will feature remarks by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, House Democratic Leader Nancy […]

Harvey Milk Day


By: Shannon Ralph The right-wing group Save California is up in arms about the recent enactment of a day to honor Harvey Milk, the openly gay San Francisco politician and civil rights activist who was assassinated in 1978. Randy Thomasson, the head of Save California, is urging parents to pull their students out of  public […]

Proposed Harvey Milk Day Creates a Stir- LA Times


The proposal to honor the slain gay rights pioneer passes the Legislature. Conservatives are calling on Gov. Schwarzenegger to veto it. Supervisor Harvey Milk, left, and San Francisco Mayor George Moscone during the signing of the city’s gay rights bill in 1977. The state Legislature has approved a bill that would create a Harvey Milk […]