Harvey Milk commemorated on U.S. postage stamp

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced they will issue a postage stamp with the image of LGBT civil rights leader Harvey Milk. This is the first time in USPS history that an open LGBT official will be commemorated on a postage stamp. The announcement was made on The Harvey Milk Foundation's Face Book page.

“Harvey Milk’s legacy is alive and well,” said Chuck Wolfe, President and CEO of the Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute. “His historic run paved the way for a new generation of LGBT leaders who can be open and honest about who they are, and it’s encouraging to see the U.S. Postal Service honoring his legacy of perseverance and pride today.”

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