San Diego’s Harvey Milk Street Unveiled

By: Wednesday May 23, 2012 11:50 am

On the day my legal change of gender, my home city of San Diego became the first city in my home state of California to name a street after lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community civil rights icon Harvey Milk. The street renaming occurred on what would have been Harvey Milk’s 82nd birthday. The [...]

Happy birthday, Harvey Milk – he would have been 82 years old today.

By: Tuesday May 22, 2012 10:08 am

Today is a day for celebration — to stop and reflect on the sacrifice and activism of Harvey Milk on his birthday rather than on the day he was taken from this earth by bullets fired from the gun of fellow San Francisco Supervisor Dan White in 1978. Milk was an ordinary man with a [...]

It’s Time For Trans People To Be Out Of The Closet

By: Tuesday February 14, 2012 2:00 am

Yesterday (Monday, February 13, 2012), while taking my daily three-and-three-quarter mile walk, I was at a corner waiting for the walk light to turn green. Three young men in their early twenties were at the same corner, and one of them asked me a question in that way that was clearly meant to make me [...]

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