| 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...
| 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...
| May 28, 2009
| 6:22 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Dozens of gay rights supporters gathered outside the Beverly Hilton Hotel Wednesday evening, where President Barack Obama was appearing at a star-studded political fundraiser for the Democratic Party.
The protest came just one day after...
| May 30, 2009
Hundreds of same-sex couples and their supporters marched Saturday through dusty California farm towns, rallying in the state's conservative center to kick off the latest era in the battle over gay marriage.
Just days after the state's highest court...
| May 31, 2009
Aiming to reach out to conservative voters, about 3,000 gay-rights supporters gathered Saturday in California's Central Valley in a renewed campaign to win support for same-sex marriage.
Just days after the California Supreme Court upheld a voter-...
| 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
| 12:37 PM
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,...