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What Would Harvey (Milk) Do?

For gay equality in Maine, a good focusing question:  

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M*A*S*H Actor, “Major Charles Winchester,” Comes Out as Gay

So according to Access Hollywood: David Ogden Stiers, the actor who is best known for playing Major Charles Winchester on TV’s “M*A*S*H,” has come out. “I am [gay],” the 66-year-old actor said in an interview with the blog Gossip-Boy.com. “Very … Continue reading

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Sean Penn “shows what such an ordinary man can achieve”: Roger Ebert Gives “Milk” Four Stars

Sean Penn may be headed for a “best actor” Oscar for his performance in Milk. Roger Ebert also praises Penn’s performance, and gives the film four stars. Money quote: Sean Penn never tries to show Harvey Milk as a hero, … Continue reading

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The “Harvey Milk Day” Bill is on the Governor’s Desk for Signature. The Full Text of California Assembly Bill AB 2567, and Governor Schwarzenegger’s Phone Number, is Provided Below

I’m a supporter of AB 2567. The bill is on California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger’s desk. I hope that you’ll join me in making a brief call to the governor’s office and respectfully register your request that he sign the bill … Continue reading

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WWJS (What Would Jesus Support?): Would Jesus Have Supported “Harvey Milk Day”?

Yesterday afternoon (September 18, 2008), on KBRT radio, California-based religious broadcaster Rich Buhler, who has a reputation for relative calm, and even occasional political moderation, came out in opposition to an assembly bill on Governor Scharzenegger’s desk that would make … Continue reading

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“Harvey Milk Day” in California? Governor Schwarzenegger Has to Sign the Bill First. And He Might Not.

A California assembly bill that would make May 22nd of each year “Harvey Milk Day” is on the governor’s desk, but he hasn’t indicated whether he’ll sign it yet. And some groups are starting to gin up opposition. Rich Buhler, a … Continue reading

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55% to 38%: Great News for Gay Marriage in California. A New Field Poll Shows Proposition 8 LOSING Decisively Among California Voters

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Proposition 8 is polling poorly in California. The news article attributes the poor polling to the way the ballot measure is worded. Because same sex marriage is currently a RIGHT in California, the ballot … Continue reading

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“Harvey Milk Day”: Assassinated in 1978, Harvey Milk was One of America’s Great Civil Rights Leaders, and Needs to Be Remembered as Such

Governor Schwarzenegger has a bill on his desk that would make each May 22nd in California “Harvey Milk Day.” The governor should sign the bill because Harvey Milk was one of America’s great civil rights leaders, courageously fighting for the dignity and civil equality … Continue reading

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Assassinated in 1978, Gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk May Get Honored With a State Holiday—If Governor Schwarzenegger Signs the Bill

Good news for gay civil rights. California Assembly Bill 2567 is on its way to governor Schwarzenegger’s desk for signature. The bill will make each May 22nd in California “Harvey Milk Day.” If, that is, the governor signs it. The … Continue reading

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