| Jan 26, 2009
LOS ANGELES -- "Slumdog Millionaire" continued its march to Oscar night by winning the best ensemble cast honor tonight at the Screen Actors Guild Awards, while Sean Penn was named best actor for his title role in "Milk" and Meryl Streep walked off with...
| Jan 22, 2009
The romantic fantasy "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" led Academy Awards contenders Thursday with 13 nominations, among them best picture and acting honors for Brad Pitt and Taraji P. Henson, and a directing slot for David Fincher.
The awards will...
| May 21, 2009
The American Civil Liberties Union says a San Diego County school violated a student's rights by refusing to allow her to present a report on slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk until her classmates got permission from their parents.
The ACLU Wednesday...
| May 22, 2009
Hundreds of San Diegans paid tribute to the life and legacy of gay rights activist Harvey Milk Friday.
In 1977 Milk became one the first openly gay politicians when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Less than a year later he and...
| Nov 16, 2008
Expressing anger, disappointment and humor, thousands of gay-rights advocates marched across the state and nation Saturday in largely peaceful protests against California's passage of an initiative banning same-sex marriage.
In Los Angeles, protesters...
| Nov 23, 2008
Thirty years ago this week, on the morning that San Francisco Mayor George R. Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were shot to death, I sat at my desk in City Hall and locked eyes with the killer.
My boss, the mayor, was about to make a new appointment to...
| Nov 24, 2008
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The big surprise in Milk, the new film about murdered gay activist Harvey Milk that opens in December, isnt that Sean Penn is totally credible as a homosexualwhen is Sean Penn ever not remarkable?but that Howard Rosenman appears in several scenes....
| Nov 30, 2008
For Cleve Jones, gay rights activist, initiator of the AIDS Memorial Quilt and historical consultant on director Gus Van Sant’s new drama, “ Milk,” a chance meeting on the streets of San Francisco more than 30 years ago changed the...
| Dec 3, 2008
Costumer Danny Glicker had a once-in-a-lifetime experience working on Gus Van Sant's film " Milk," the story of the life and times of slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
Glicker, who won the Costume Designers Guild award for his work on "Transamerica,...
| Dec 2, 2008
"Ballast," an austere drama about a grieving man who forms a bond with a woman and her young son, "Frozen River," a somber tale about the relationship between two poverty-stricken women, and "Rachel Getting Married," an intimate drama about a young...
| Dec 2, 2008
Rachel is getting more than married: She has six nominations for Film Independent's Spirit Awards.
" Rachel Getting Married," wherein an addict played by Anne Hathaway leaves rehab for her sister's wedding, was joined by suicide drama "Ballast" and...