Tag Archives: Harvey Milk

Infographic: How to win a Best Actress Oscar (spoiler alert: play a wife)

Tweet Hey ladies! If you want to win an Academy Award for Best Actress, get cast as a wife, mother, sister, daughter, or girlfriend STAT! Fellas! If you want to win an Academy Award for best Actor, get cast as a husband, father, brother, son, or boyfriend STAT an important historical figure. That’s the lesson [...]
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Infographic: marriage equality is officially mainstream

TweetCenter for American Progress has issued a report which looks at polls and demonstrates that the majority of the country supports marriage equality. Crosby Burns and Ben Harris write, In short, marriage equality is now a mainstream American value. Just a decade ago, however, a majority of Americans opposed laws and policies that extended marital rights [...]
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Happy Harvey Milk (teen predator) Day!

TweetHappy Birthday Harvey Milk! Today you would have turned 82. But your life was cut short when you were shot to death at the young age of 48, a year after being elected (as the first openly gay person) to California’s Board of Supervisors. Harvey Milk is often considered an LBTQ rights activist, which he [...]
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Watch proposition “8,” the play online: Starring George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch and more

TweetIn his play “8,” Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance (Milk) uses actual court testimonies and media interviews to tell the story of Proposition Eight‘s trial, which sought to block marriage equality. The play premiered and live streamed Saturday in LA, and is directed by Rob Reiner and stars Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, George Clooney, George Takei, [...]
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Happy Birthday, Harvey.

Tweet If Harvey Milk were alive, he would have celebrated his 81st birthday yesterday. As one of the first openly gay elected officials in the country, his work was not only one of a politician but of an activist, encouraging his supporters not only to fight for a more just world, but telling them that [...]
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