Tag Archives: Harvey Milk

SFO Terminal To Be Renamed For Harvey Milk

The San Francisco Examiner reports: San Francisco is preparing to rename a terminal at the San Francisco International Airport after slain LGBT supervisor Harvey Milk and install artwork memorializing the civil rights icon. The name change was first introduced in 2013 by then-Supervisor David Campos, who had initially hoped to name the entire airport after Milk, the first openly gay …

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Naming Ceremony Held For USNS Harvey Milk

The USNS Harvey Milk hasn’t been built yet, but today the Navy held a naming ceremony for the ship on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay. This, despite an outraged campaign of complaints to Congress led by the American Family Association. Attending this afternoon were San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, and Stuart …

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AFA Launches Petition To Congress Against USS Milk

The American Family Association has launched a petition to Congress to stop the US Navy from naming a ship for Harvey Milk. It reads: “I have learned that Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus is planning to name a military ship after sexual predator and pedophile Harvey Milk. It is incomprehensible to think that our military leadership has descended to …

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Tony Perkins Has The USS Harvey Milk Sadz

A few days ago we learned that the US Navy will name a new ship after Harvey Milk. Last night hate group leader Tony Perkins issued a wailing press release which concludes with a call for his followers to deluge Congress with complaints. Here’s the full thing: While the rest of the world was focused on the terrorist attacks in …

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US Navy To Name Ship For Harvey Milk

Oh yes, the sadz will be deafening. USNI News reports: The Navy is set to name a ship after the gay rights icon and San Francisco politician Harvey Milk, according to a Congressional notification obtained by USNI News. The July 14, 2016 notification, signed by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, indicated he intended to name a planned Military Sealift …

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UTAH: Openly Lesbian Salt Lake City Mayor Jessica Biskupski Installs Harvey Milk Boulevard Signage

Ben Winslow reports for Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate: Mayor Jackie Biskupski put up the first street sign that renames a part of 900 South as “Harvey Milk Boulevard.” The Salt Lake City Council recently voted unanimously to rename 900 South after Milk, who was one of the country’s first openly gay elected officials until his assassination in 1978. “I …

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UTAH: Salt Lake City Council Votes Unanimously To Rename Street For Harvey Milk

Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate reports: In a unanimous vote, the city council voted to rename 900 South as “Harvey Milk Boulevard” after the murdered gay rights leader. The vote came after about an hour of public comment on Tuesday night, with members of the community split over the idea. Some who testified against the measure said they would support …

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Matt Baume On Turning Anger Into Action [VIDEO]

Clip recap: “Can anger make the world a better place? We usually think of anger as destructive, but if you can harness it, you can turn it into a constructive force for good — as Harvey Milk discovered, both in real life and in the movie Milk. “

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UTAH: Salt Lake City Council To Consider Naming Street For Harvey Milk

Ben Winslow reports at Salt Lake City’s Fox affiliate: A proposal has been unveiled to rename 900 South as “Harvey Milk Boulevard” to honor the slain LGBT rights leader. The proposal was announced Saturday night at a fundraiser event for the gay rights group Equality Utah, which has been working with Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and Councilman Stan …

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AFA Refuses Donation With Milk Stamp

The Wire reports: How much do anti-gay groups hate the new Harvey Milk stamps from the U.S. Postal Service? One organization refused to even open a mailed donation to their cause using one such stamp as postage. Staying true to their announcement that they would boycott all mail with the Milk stamps, the American Family Association told The Wire that …

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AFA: Don’t Open Mail With Milk Stamp

“Unfortunately, the deed is done. The United States Postal Service honored a child predator at the whim of a drag queen. Furthermore, the radical homosexual lobby will undoubtedly encourage businesses to use these stamps – all in the name of inclusiveness, political correctness and diversity. This is not diversity; this is perversity. What you can do: 1. Refuse to accept …

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TODAY: White House To Unveil Harvey Milk Stamp In Live Webcast Ceremony

Via White House press release: This Thursday, May 22nd, 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 …

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NEW YORK CITY: Harvey Milk Musical Set For Local Debut At Lincoln Center

Theatermania reports: Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth (Wicked) will star alongside composer/lyricist Andrew Lippa (Big Fish) in the New York premiere of Lippa’s choral work I Am Harvey Milk on October 6 at Avery Fisher Hall, producers Bruce Cohen, Robb Nanus, Jessica Leventhal, Bruce Robert Harris, and Jack W. Batman have announced. Lippa, the songwriter behind the musicals Big Fish and …

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Haters Have The Harvey Milk Sadz

“Harvey Milk was a very dishonorable man — a sexual anarchist who hated sexual boundaries, a homosexual predator of teens and boyish-looking young men, and a brazen attacker of moral standards and parental rights. The intolerant homosexual-bisexual-transsexual movement is guilty of trampling religious freedom, free speech, private property rights, parental rights and the innocence of children, If you believe in …

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USPS Begins Milk Stamp Pre-Orders

Via press release from the White House: The U.S. Postal Service officially revealed the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp today. The stamp’s official first-day-of-issue ceremony will take place May 22 at the White House. The public is invited to attend the May 28 Harvey Milk Forever Stamp special dedication ceremony in San Francisco. Details on the time and location will be …

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Matt Barber Has The Stamp Sadz

“This is a man who was known for a perverse sexual appetite for teenage, runaway, drug-addicted boys and the fact that this Obama administration and the postal service would choose to ignore that and go with the propaganda and the hype that this guy was some kind of hero and a pro-LGBT martyr – it just boggles the mind. That …

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Harvey Milk Stamp To Be Dedicated At White House Ceremony On May 22nd

Via press release from the White House Office of Communications: The official first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Harvey Milk Forever Stamp will take place at the White House May 22. Harvey Milk was a visionary leader who became one of the first openly gay elected officials in the U.S. when he won a seat on the San Francisco Board of …

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REPORT: Harvey Milk Stamp Revealed

I’m not finding confirmation elsewhere, but yesterday a philatelist site declared that this is the Harvey Milk stamp which will makes its debut next month. A black-and-white photograph of Harvey Milk (1930-78) will be used for the central design of the forthcoming United States commemorative forever stamp honoring the San Francisco political figure and gay rights activist. The stamp will …

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USPS To Announce Harvey Milk Stamp

From the Facebook page of the Harvey Milk Foundation: Breaking! It is official! The USPS will confirm this week that my uncle, Harvey Milk will be commemorated on a 2014 US postage stamp. Another first! My deep gratitude to everyone that supported this effort! More details including the image to come via USPS soon! “Hope Will Never Be Silent” and …

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REPORT: Harvey Milk Stamp Approved?

Citing a leaked document, the Bay Area Reporter says that the USPS may issue a commemorative Harvey Milk stamp next year. Linn’s Stamp News, a weekly publication that covers the mail service, is reporting in its May 27 issue that Milk was among the special stamps chosen for next year by the Citizens Stamp Advisory Committee during its closed door …

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