Tag Archives: Harvey Millk Day

Harvey Milk Day – Hope

Video by Sean Chapin. “What came to be called ‘The Hope Speech’ was initially conceived as a stump address, wherein Milk attempted to embolden a strong GLBTQ nationalism within the Castro, while also appealing for an alliance with other disenfranchised groups and straight folks,” wrote Jason Edward Black and Charles E. Morris III in their anthology An Archive of Hope: …

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CA Hate Group Calls On Parents To Keep Kids Home On Harvey Milk Day

Save California has launched a radio and web campaign urging parents to keep their kids out of school during Harvey Milk Day observations.  In 2009 then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill designating May 22nd as a “special day of recognition” in California.  Save California has called for keeping kids out of school every year since then, but this year’s marks …

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PhoboQuotable – Randy Thomasson

“Wake up, parents. Public schools are no longer for the public. They’re government institutions that think that you’re children are their children — and they are going to turn them into homosexual, bisexual, transsexual political activists. Just wait now until Harvey Milk is on a weekday next year, and it’s going to be what? Anything goes. It could be gay …

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AFA: Harvey Milk Day Could Include “Cross-Dressing Contests” At Schools

Check out what the American Family Association warns is in store for school kids on this year’s Harvey Milk Day in California. Children will be required to participate in exercises that honor Milk, which could include mock homosexual “weddings” and cross-dressing contests, as well as writing or reading activities. Pro-family leader [Jerry Cox] decides that public schools are failing to …

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FRESNO: San Francisco’s Gay Men’s Chorus Celebrates Harvey Milk Day

JMG reader Sean Chapin sends us his video of the San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus celebrating California’s first Harvey Milk Day with a concert in Fresno, far away from the gay-friendlier Bay Area. The chorus has been touring California’s heartland in a campaign to bring the LGBT rights message to the places that most opposed Proposition 8.

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Happy Harvey Milk Day!

Today is the first annual Harvey Milk Day in California and observances are taking place from the Castro to West Hollywood and elsewhere in the state.

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Kids Say Happy Birthday To Harvey Milk

Ruh roh, here’s some of that there homosexual indoctrination of children. From the below clip’s description: “Students, teachers, faculty, and parents at the Harvey Milk Civil Rights Academy, in San Francisco, wish Harvey Milk a happy birthday for the very first official Harvey Milk Day (May 22, 2010).” Cute video. Expect it to be featured widely on anti-gay sites this …

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Harvey Milk Day Will Turn Your Children Into Cross-Dressing Pedophiles!

Randy Thomasson of Save California is calling for parents to keep their children home from school during any Harvey Milk Day observations. Because kids will be instructed on cross-dressing! And Harvey Milk endorsed pedophilia! Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com reports that May 17-28 may include exercises in celebration of Milk, as students will participate in commemorative activities honoring him without …

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Saturday May 22nd: Harvey Milk Day Of Action In New York City

Equality Across America is organizing a national Harvey Milk Day Of Action on Milk’s birthday, May 22nd. Via press release, here are the details for New York City. The newly formed Harvey Milk Day Coalition of New York City announced today that Harvey Milk’s birthday will be celebrated with a Harvey Milk Day of Action, Saturday, May 22, 2010 beginning …

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Christianists Call For California School Boycott Over Harvey Milk Day

Christianist outfit Save California has issued a call for parents to “boycott” California’s public schools over last week’s approval of Harvey Milk Day by Gov. Schwarzenegger. Via the American Family Association’s “news site” OneNewsNow: Randy Thomasson, president of SaveCalifornia.com, tells OneNewsNow he is calling for a boycott over a law designed to force students to honor a deceased homosexual activist. …

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PhoboQuotable – Alexandria Coronado

“I think it just absolutely denigrates the entire civil rights movement. Homosexuality is not a civil right. I don’t remember the last time that a homosexual person was forced to move out of their seat on a public bus, like Rosa Parks. And I don’t remember the last time that a homosexual person or student…was forced to go to a …

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Governator Signs Harvey Milk Day Bill

Yesterday California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger signed the bill creating a Harvey Milk Day holiday. Slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk will get a special day of recognition in California, making him only the second person in state history — in addition to conservationist John Muir — to gain such a designation. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger’s signing of the bill establishing “Harvey …

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Governator Poised To Veto Milk Day Bill

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is prepared to again veto the bill creating a Harvey Milk holiday, saying he will issue a mass veto of hundreds of bills at once unless lawmakers come to an agreement on reorganizing the state’s water system. Seven hundred bills on issues including education, hospital funding, ammunition restrictions, and a day dedicated to Harvey Milk currently …

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PhoboQuotable – Randy Thomasson

“The [Harvey Milk Day] bill — which will honor a sexual predator, a polygamous relationship advocate, and a public liar — and extend a homosexual, bisexual, transsexual agenda as a role model to children to aspire to is going to the governor after a short stop on the [California] Senate floor. It could mean gay-pride parades on campus, mock gay …

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CA Assembly Approves Harvey Milk Day

By a vote of 45-27, the California Assembly has approved a bill creating a statewide holiday to honor gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk. The bill passed in the state Senate earlier this year. The question now is whether the Governator will veto the bill as he did last year. “Although he vetoed a similar bill last year with the message …

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Sean Penn Campaigns For Milk Holiday

Fresh off his Oscar win, Sean Penn has joined the reinvigorated campaign to have Harvey Milk Day declared a state holiday in California. Today Penn will appear at a press conference to lobby for Senate Bill 572. The bill would designate May 22 as “a day of special significance in California,” in which public schools would be encouraged “to conduct …

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