The first U.S. stamp to feature an openly gay elected official is prompting outcry from the Christian fundamentalist group American Family Association.
The stamp with Milk’s laughing face, name and a small strip of the rainbow flag, first became available this morning at post offices throughout San Francisco and nationwide.
Mayor Ed Lee and State Senator Mark Leno were among the leaders gathered on the steps of San Francisco City Hall Wednesday to mark 35 years since the assassinations of Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk.
A broad coalition of community groups and the Harvey Milk Foundation are honoring the 35th anniversary of slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone in back-to-back vigil and marches starting Wednesday afternoon.
The late San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk was being remembered in a series of events Wednesday, on what would have been his 83rd birthday.
Supervisor David Campos said he has abandoned the idea of putting a ballot measure on the city ballot asking voters to approve the name change he proposed in January.
Nearly a year after it was approved, two blocks in San Diego’s Hillcrest district have officially become Harvey Milk Street in honor of the gay civil rights hero.
61 percent of those polled said they oppose the proposal to rename San Francisco International Airport after Harvey Milk.
A San Francisco supervisor has been trying to drum up support for a ballot measure that would rename San Francisco International Airport after gay rights icon Harvey Milk.
The charter amendment sponsored by Supervisor David Campos would put the question of creating Harvey Milk-San Francisco International Airport on San Francisco’s November ballot.