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Castro Street Fair Preview

Come out to support the LGBT community and have some fun with a visit to the Castro Street Fair.

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2012

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San Francisco Supervisor: Ouija Board Comment Was A Joke

A San Francisco supervisor who said he consulted a Ouija board before a vote now says he was joking—and the only spirit he was summoning was the spirit of humor.


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SF Supervisor Avalos Consults Ouija Board For Harvey Milk Navy Ship Vote

A San Francisco supervisor said he consulted a Ouija board before city leaders voted on whether to recommend naming a Navy ship after slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.


San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Harvey Milk. (CBS)

USS Harvey Milk Resolution Approved By SF Supervisors

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday in favor of a resolution to name a Navy ship in honor of murdered San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk, considered the nation’s first openly gay major public office holder.


Harvey Milk

San Diego To Name Street After Harvey Milk

The San Diego City Council has voted unanimously to rename a street after gay civil rights hero Harvey Milk. Milk was assassinated less than a year after he took public office in San Francisco on the Board of Supervisors.


San Francisco Mayor George Moscone was assassinated Nov. 27, 1978 by former Supervisor Dan White, whom Moscone refused to reappoint to the Board of Supervisors. White also shot and killed Supervisor and gay rights activist Harvey Milk that day. (AP)

SF Mayor Moscone’s Son Directs Play About Father’s Murder

After years of struggling with his father’s legacy, the son of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone has given voice to his memories of events that shook the Bay Area through a play, “Ghost Light.”


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Bronze Plaque Honoring Harvey Milk Stolen From SF Castro

Police are investigating the whereabouts of a missing bronze plaque honoring slain gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk.


New Play About Proposition 8 Goes To Broadway

New Play About Proposition 8 Goes To Broadway

A new play about the battle over same-sex marriage in California by the Oscar-winning screenwriter of “Milk” is slated for a one-night-only reading on Broadway…

CBS San Francisco–07/18/2011

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State Legislature Passes Bill To Include Gay History in Schools

A bill that would require California’s public schools to include the history of gay rights in their curricula won final legislative approval on Tuesday.


Champions of Humanity monument

Huge Monument To Humanitarians Unveiled In Oakland

Oakland officials broke ground today on a large sculpture that will feature 25 humanitarians. The project was ten years in the making.