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Harvey Milk

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  • Amid gay pride celebrations, Supreme Court keeps weddings going

    SAN FRANCISCO -- An emergency effort to again halt gay weddings in California ended Sunday after the Supreme Court rejected a request by that opposes of same-sex marriage. The move came a day after scores of same-sex couples got married in San...
  • 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,...
  • Abel Maldonado does about-face, supports gay marriage

    Former Lt. Gov. Abel Maldonado, a likely 2014 gubernatorial candidate, said he supported the Supreme Court’s ruling that cleared the way for gay marriage in California, and said that same-sex couples should be afforded the same rights and...
  • Cannes Film Review: 'Behind the Candelabra'

    During his lifetime, Liberace sued (and won) when publications hinted at his homosexuality. In "Behind the Candelabra," former lover Scott Thorson gets the final word, serving as the basis of a film that gleefully thrusts itself into those aspects of...
  • Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'

    Figaro Project gives admirable premiere of 'Camelot Requiem'
    Since "Nixon in China," the 1987 masterwork by John Adams that launched what some wag described as a new genre labeled "CNN Opera," contemporary events have been fairer game than ever for composers and librettists. The list of newsy operas, which...
  • San Diego to rename street for Harvey Milk

     
    The San Diego City Council voted 8-0 Tuesday to rename a two-block street for gay activist and civil rights leader Harvey Milk, who served in San Diego in the Navy in early 1950s....
  • Rep. Bob Filner calls for Navy to name ship for Harvey Milk

     
    Rep. Bob Filner (D-San Diego) has called on the Navy to name a ship after slain gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk, who served as a Navy officer in the early 1950s....
  • O.C. reverses course, recognizes Harvey Milk Day

     
    In addition to Constitution Week, Cyber Security Awareness Month and Wear Red for Women Day, Harvey Milk Day will now be officially recognized by Orange County supervisors. The decision marks a reversal for county supervisors, who twice previously refused...
  • Bell misses deadline for reporting salaries, benefits

     
    One of the reforms that grew from the corruption scandal that engulfed Bell more than two years ago was that cities, counties and special districts in California were required to report to the state controller all wages and benefits their......
  • Listen to Stuart Milk, vote – and drink up

     
    Stuart Milk, nephew of slain civil rights pioneer Harvey Milk and co-founder of the Harvey Milk Foundation, is in Orlando Thursday and tomorrow to try to get out the LGBT vote for Barack Obama and other Democrats. Milk will hold a press conference at...
  • California lawmakers call for Navy ship to be named after Harvey Milk

     
    State lawmakers have no power to name U.S. Navy ships, but that didn't discourage the state Senate from a long, passionate debate over a proposal to name a vessel after slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk....