Remembering Harvey Milk and George Moscone

SF Weekly
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November 27, 2012

If you've been feeling defeated by the fact that California still hasn't legalized gay marriage, just think of Harvey Milk today -- that'll give you some hope. Today marks the 34th anniversary of Milk and Mayor George Moscone's death, two San Francisco icons who in 1978 were assassinated by their colleague, Supervisor Dan White. San Francisco's gay community is hosting a candlelight vigil this evening as well as a march past Milk's former camera shop on Castro Street. "Harvey Milk was a visionary whose life and death had a profound effect on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender community. He is remembered for his passion and his perseverance in his quest for equality for all people." said Anne Kronenberg, his former aide.