Tag Archives: Harvey Milk

The AIDS Memorial Quilt

An ongoing project that began in San Francisco continues to remember those lost to AIDS

With World AIDS Day being this week, we thought it would be an appropriate time to reflect on the efforts of an important, ongoing project: the AIDS memorial quilt. The quilt, which is known as the largest collaborative project of … Continue reading

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The Splendid Memorials of Harvey Milk

How tens of thousands celebrated the life of the first openly gay man appointed to public office.

The day was November 27th, 1978. After finding the two men herself, The president of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, Dianne Feinstein, announced to the press, “Today San Francisco has experienced a double tragedy of immense proportions. As President of … Continue reading

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Play Review: “Ghost Light”

Looking at the aftermath of George Moscone's death through the eyes of his child

“Ghost Light,” which just finished its month-long stint at the Berkeley Repertory Theatre, explores the murders of Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone by delving into the tremulous relationship between Moscone and his son, Jonathan Moscone.  Written by Tony Taccone, … Continue reading

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