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Sending Harvey Milk Throughout the Planet

Warren J. Blumenfeld | Posted 08.11.2014 | Gay Voices
Warren J. Blumenfeld

As marginalized people, we are pushing the boundaries unwilling any longer to accept the repressive status quo. In coalition with other disenfranchised groups and allies, we are refusing to buckle under and to assimilate into a corrupt system.

Letter to the Marine Who Warned Dianne Feinstein About His Guns and Freedom

Jim Sleeper | Posted 03.09.2013 | Politics
Jim Sleeper

Here in today's casino-financed, un-unionized, gladatorially entertained America, a lot of the people who are arming themselves against irrational fears have let themselves become the meek servants of huge corporate bureaucracies that no one elected.

PHOTOS: Harvey Milk, George Moscone Remembered After Assassinations

Robin Wilkey | Posted 11.29.2012 | San Francisco

November 27 is a sensitive day for San Francisco. Anyone who lived in this city in 1978 remembers that morning, four days after Thanksgiving, when...

The Ghost Walks at Midnight

George Heymont | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

This month, the Berkeley Rep presented the regional premiere of Ghost Light, a fascinatingly messy and mesmerizing dramedy that becomes curiously courageous and cathartic as its protagonist bounces back and forth between moments of insight and intransigence.

Perverted Justice

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

A recurring question which many people have asked is: Why do there appear to be so many crooks in government? Here are some thoughts on the matter.

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Live From Capitol Hill

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Snow

Many Americans are talking back to government, some more viciously than the majority, but Pelosi's broad brush seems to paint all Obama administration critics as potential violent offenders and inciters.

CIA: The Panetta Pick and the Feinstein Factor

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Feinstein's call for the appointment of a CIA director who can be linked to the practices Obama has made clear must end demonstrates how out of touch she is on intelligence.

The Value Of Milk, and The Best Gay-Themed Movies By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

For me, seeing Milk was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.

Behind the Infamous Twinkie Defense

Paul Krassner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Krassner

In 1979, I covered Dan White's trial for the San Francisco Bay Guardian. During the trial, in my notebook, I scribbled "the Twinkie defense," and wrote about it in my next report.

Where is Harvey Milk Today?

Ari Bendersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ari Bendersky

Watching the film on the 30th anniversary of Milk's tragic and unnecessary death ... I was reminded that while we've come far, we really haven't gotten anywhere.

Thanksgiving San Francisco 1978

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

It was the Monday after Thanksgiving, thirty years ago today, that San Francisco again changed forever. Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk were assassinated.