Gay Politics. Just nine days before his assassination, Milk eerily recorded a speech just in case something tragic happened, and the recording was only to be listened to after his death. Art, Literature, and Film History. See Article History.
Milk's political career centered on California s first openly gay elected official government responsive to individuals, gay liberation, and the importance of neighborhoods to the city. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
He is dressed like the crowd behind him, he is holding a sign just like many of the people behind him, and he has joined in marching down Castro St.
Although he was skilled at his job, co-workers sensed that Milk's heart was not in his work. Namespaces Article Talk. Eventually Sipple regained contact with his mother and brother, but continued to be rejected by his father. Retrieved December 15, The first step is always hostility, and after that you can sit down and talk about it.
I saw a gun", The San Francisco Examiner , p. Harvey Milk became one of the first openly gay officials in the United States in when he was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors. Milk was included in the " Time Heroes and Icons of the 20th Century" as "a symbol of what gays can accomplish and the dangers they face in doing so".
Though Feinstein was unsuccessful, Hongisto's win in showed the political clout of the gay community.