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  • Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson dies at 87; author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, an author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at his San...
  • Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter

    Frank M. Robinson, Chicago-born author and Harvey Milk speechwriter
    Frank M. Robinson, a Chicago-born author of thrillers and science fiction who also helped slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk craft some of his most powerful speeches, has died. He was 87. Robinson's June 30 death while under hospice care at...
  • Dianne Feinstein emerges as defender of spy agencies

    WASHINGTON — Dianne Feinstein got out of her chair, grabbed a 54-page federal court opinion and poked her finger at the bullet points buried inside, insisting a visitor read each carefully as the busy senator watched and waited. The opinion...
  • Cannes 2013: How did James Franco come to adapt a Faulkner book to screen?

    Cannes 2013: How did James Franco come to adapt a Faulkner book to screen?
    CANNES, France--Even by the standards of 20th-century postmodernists, William Faulkner is considered a difficult, if not unfilmable, moviemaking challenge. His sentences can be fractured, his action can be interior and his points-of-view often splatter...
  • Harvey Milk's nephew hails gay marriage decisions

    Stuart Milk, the nephew of Harvey Milk and a gay rights activist, said the Supreme Court's Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act decisions are huge victories. "This was the crowning touch on what has been an awe-inspiring 12 months," he said. Milk...
  • Same-sex marriage: Which films moved the needle?

    Same-sex marriage: Which films moved the needle?
    Network television had its share of watershed gay-rights moments over the last several decades —¬† “Roseanne,” “Ellen,” “Will and Grace.” All of these sought to integrate gay relationships into mainstream sitcoms,...
  • GLAAD finds few gay characters in movies

    For nearly two decades GLAAD has tracked the presence of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender characters on television. Now, the organization is turning its attention to the movies. The "Studio Responsibility Index," released by the media monitoring...
  • For Assemblyman Tom Ammiano, liberal causes are no joke

    SAN FRANCISCO — Tom Ammiano used to tell a joke about blood. This was in the early 1980s, years before he became a politician, and AIDS was just beginning to terrorize San Francisco. Ammiano, then a gay activist and stand-up comic, riffed off...
  • Neil Patrick Harris to introduce special airing of Oscar-winning film “Milk” on USA Network

     
    As the next presentation in its quarterly series of films that builds upon the Characters Unite public service campaign, USA Network will air a special broadcast of the Oscar-winning 2008 film Milk Saturday, June 1, at 8pm ET/PT. Milk will air in...
  • Renaming SFO after Harvey Milk might be less pricey than thought

     
    The effort to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain civil rights hero Harvey Milk got a little wind under its wings this week, when the city's legislative analyst reported that the cost would be just a fraction of earlier estimates. After...
  • On Demand has free “featurettes” for movie fans during awards season

     
    The Academy Awards are coming up fast, but for movie fans who want to start the party early, On Demand is offering an insider's look at what goes into the making of award-winning films. Free On Demand “featurettes”¬†delve into the motivations,...