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Harvey Milk's original Advocate obituary from 1979

The gay rights icon was memorialized in the January 11, 1979 issue of The Advocate. Read the obituary below.

Who was Harvey Milk?

Harvey Milk's legacy is honored every May 22 as Harvey Milk Day. Here's a little bit about exactly who the iconic advocate for LGBTQ+ rights was.

Unpacking George Santos' Disastrous Ziwe Interview: 'I'm Not a Politician'

Well, he sure isn't a politician anymore.

From 'Heather' to Harvey to Matthew Shepard, Lesléa Newman Chronicles Queer History

This author, and one of our Advocates of the Year, has been at the forefront of LGBTQ+ history for over 30 years.

Dianne Feinstein: An LGBTQ+ Rights Champion

Feinstein was slow to embrace marriage equality but eventually did, and she supported the community in other ways.

California School District Will Make Staff Out Trans Students to Their Parents

The Murrieta Valley Unified School District's board adopted the policy Thursday night.

California School District Agrees to Inclusive Textbooks, Avoids $1.5M Fine

In Temecula, where a school board member called Harvey Milk a pedophile, the board has adopted a new social studies curriculum but will review and maybe rewrite materials about Milk and the LGBTQ+ rights movement.

Meet Gay Bob, the Out and Proud Anatomically Correct Disco-Era Doll

Unlike Barbie's Ken, this doll is packing – and we have the pic to prove it.

California to Buy Temecula Students Textbook Rejected Because of Harvey Milk

In rejecting the social studies textbook, the Temecula school board president called Milk a pedophile.

Kamala Harris Makes Historic Visit to Stonewall Inn, Vows to Fight Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate

As one of Harris’s many firsts, she is now the first sitting Vice President of the United States to visit the famed queer space.

California School Board Fires Superintendent Amid Uproar Over LGBTQ+ Curriculum

The Temecula Valley Unified School District board recently rejected an inclusive textbook, and one member called Harvey Milk a pedophile.

California Investigates School Board Members Who Called Harvey Milk a 'Pedophile'

The California Department of Education is investigating a school district after its board members rejected a social studies textbook — while calling revered LGBTQ+ activist Harvey Milk a "pedophile."

California School Board President Calls Harvey Milk a 'Pedophile'

Activists, parents, and supporters of LGBTQ+ rights were outraged.

Sen. Dianne Feinstein's LGBTQ+ Record: Positive With Some Exceptions

Feinstein announced Tuesday that she won't seek reelection. Here'a a look at her record in San Francisco and the Senate.