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HARVEY MILK MOVIE
Harvey and Me: Harvey Milk on a Stamp and Remembering His Times
Author, 'Tea Leaves'
Now that Harvey Milk is on a stamp, I'll be able to ask for him by name whenever I go to the post office. The announcement was made close to the 35th anniversary of the assassination of Harvey Milk, who became the first openly gay official to hold public office.
LGBT History Month Icon Of The Day: Harvey Milk
Remembering the Lessons of Harvey Milk: What It Means to Be GayVisit him on the Web at www.gayandlesbianmanners.com
Civilized - with a point of view
With his death, Harvey Milk taught us what it means to be gay. For my generation those lessons are secure, as is Milk's place in history.
A Word To Hollywood: In Recessionary Times, Smaller, Better Films, Please -- And More Of Them!
This year's gimmicky
cost $150 million, the superlative
cost just $15 million. Why not fund ten more
-type films and forego one
An Oscar Speech That Saved Lives
Author, 'Secret New York'
There was only one part of the Oscars everyone took seriously: Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black's truly remarkable acceptance speech for Best Original Screenplay.
History Repeating and Why it Matters that
Win an Oscar
Marketing Executive, Electronic Arts
Milk understood the power of grassroots organizing, the power of the media and the power of his own charisma to raise awareness, shape public opinion and create action.
: Love Your Film, Hate Your Actors
In keeping with the Academy's tradition of recognizing Indian contributions to the film industry, we pay tribute to
by excluding it from our acting categories.
The Value Of
, and The Best Gay-Themed Movies By Farr
For me, seeing
was a transformative experience because it restored my belief that Hollywood can make quality pictures that have broad appeal.
Harvey Milk Deserved A Better Film Than Van Sant's Low-fat Biopic
Was Van Sant afraid that audiences wouldn't be sympathetic if 70s-era gay activists were people who suffered, swore, fought back, and f*cked like they meant it? If the street kids actually looked like dirty, starving, broke-ass teen hustlers?
Review: Milk (2008)
Film critic at Mendelson's Memos, Valley Scene Magazine
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Contributing editor at
What role should CEOS and big companies play when confronted with controversial issues? Ought they not take a stand on social issues, too?
Harvey & the Joker: Can There Be a Tie at the Oscars?
Washington Editor at Large of The Atlantic and founder and sen...
Can both Sean Penn and Heath Ledger win? Can we have one Oscar for the Dark Side? and one for the, well, Good Side?
, The Biopic and The Lesson
manages to balance the needs of two very different films in its running time. It is, first of all, a superb biopic, as well as a meditation on the responsibility activists have to the people.
Channeling Harvey Milk: It's Coalition-Building, Stupid!
Former Executive Director of NGLTF and the LA Gay & Lesbian Ce...
Yes, we've come a long way when we are fighting for the right to marry as opposed to defending the right of gay schoolteachers to work. But we could have beaten Prop 8 had we studied our own history.
Universal Health Care and the New America (with Respect to Harvey Milk)
Health Policy and Law Expert, Los Angeles
We must fight for all Americans to be treated equally on every single level of their lives -- and this must include health care. We must fight every single day for this change.
and Orange Juice: My Anita Bryant Experience, Part 1
Author and film critic, hollywoodandfine.com
There she was, on the screen, in
. Anita Bryant, speaking out about "the homosexual agenda." Back in 1977, she was hugely controversial.
Milk -- We Need Him Now More Than Ever
Harvey Milk inspired hundreds of thousands of gay people in his lifetime and now with Gus Van Sant's new film
, he has the opportunity to reach millions more in death.
: Hope On The Screen And In The Streets
Political communications strategist
The movie is based on a certain, now almost eerie, fluidness of time, while at the same time being about a distinctly specific time -- merging lines between now and then or here and there.
Sen. Feinstein On "Milk": "It's Very Painful For Me"
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
Harvey Milk wasn't just a hero for gays, bissexuals, transsexuals any more than Cesar Chavez was a hero for Chicanos. Harvey Milk was a hero for everyone who has ever felt different.
The Legacy of Harvey Milk
Psychotherapist and Community Organizer
Last night was the world premiere of
at the Castro Theatre! For those who don't know, that's the new Gus Van Sant film about Harvey Milk, starring Sean Penn in the title role.
"Milk" Brings '70s Flashbacks, Marketing Problems
Sean Penn's Disco Kiss With A Drag Queen
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