More than 1,500 New Yorkers gathered today in Manhattan to mourn the death of a 32 year-old gay man, who was shot down on Friday just blocks away from the historic Stonewall Inn in an apparent act of anti-gay bias.
MILK: It Does a Viewer Good
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 - 1:17pm by Eleanor
Today's Harvey Milk factoid, courtesy of San Francisco magazine: He showed the gay community its financial clout.
Tom Ammiano: The merchants in the Castro had a lot of homophobic attitudes, despite the fact that the gay community was giving them all their business. Harvey was very instrumental in changing this. He put up a sign that said, basically, "These merchants are not treating gay people right. You should boycott them." All of a sudden, those merchants became very loving. Because, you know, it's all about money.