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Navy Sec'y Mabus Defends Naming Ship for Harvey Milk, Other 'Heroes'

NATIONAL | By Jennifer McDermott | Sep 14
Mabus has said he is honoring people who have shown heroism, just as past navy secretaries have done. Critics question why he would name a ship for Harvey Milk or other non-military heroes.

Navy Brass Honors Milk at Ship Ceremony

NEWS | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Aug 20
More than 200 dignitaries, members of the U.S. Navy, and local LGBT community members gathered on the Great Lawn at Treasure Island Tuesday, August 16 for a ceremony naming an about-to-be-built supply vessel after the late Harvey Milk.

Salt Lake City May Name Street for Gay Civil Rights Leader

NATIONAL | By Lindsay Whitehurst | Oct 13
Salt Lake City could soon have a street named after pioneering gay leader Harvey Milk.

San Francisco Columbarium Rededicates Milk Niche

NATIONAL | By Chris Huqueriza | May 30
The San Francisco Columbarium rededicated a larger memorial niche in honor of slain city supervisor Harvey Milk for its observance of Harvey Milk Day.

Kristin Chenoweth Hits Lincoln Center with NYC Debut of Lippa's 'I Am Harvey Milk'

CULTURE | By Brian Scott Lipton | Sep 29
Kristin Chenoweth trades Broadway for Lincoln Center this weekend, when she appears in the NYC debut of Andrew Lippa's oratorio "I Am Harvey Milk" at Avery Fisher Hall.

Milk Stamp a Hit in Castro

NATIONAL | By David-Elijah Nahmod | Jun 2
The new Harvey Milk postage stamp was so popular locally that it sold out at the Castro Post Office on its first day.

AFA: ’Don’t Accept Mail Using Harvey Milk Stamp’

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Jun 1
The AFA, in its ongoing effort to promote general idiocy in the name of "traditional family morals" sent a message to it’s legions of deluded followers last week urging them not to receive any letter sent to them using the Harvey Milk stamp.

Nation Celebrates Harvey Milk Stamp

CULTURE | May 28
Political leaders gathered at the White House last Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk, while in San Francisco activists and celebrities also came together.

Harvey Milk Stamp is Big Seller in San Francisco’s Castro Neighborhood

NATIONAL | May 25
The post office in San Francisco’s Castro District is selling more stamps than usual now that a neighborhood icon is the face of the nation’s newest "Forever" stamp.

Harvey Milk Stamps Now Available

May 23
Be sure to visit your local post office and get your sheets of Harvey Milk Stamps, which are now, finally, available. The Postal Service issued a statement on the slain GLBT equality leader, who was murdered in 1978.

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