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Harvey Milk’s opposition to police brutality played role in his assassination

Rachel Badham November 30, 2020

Many commemorated American politician and LGBTQ+ activist, Harvey Milk, on Friday November 27, which marked 42 years his assassination by political opponent, Dan White.

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Historic photos of New York City’s Pride Parades to be auctioned

Besi Besemar June 8, 2019

A photographic archive tracing the history of New York City’s Pride Parades in the 1970s and ’80s, annotated by the Beat poet Allen Ginsberg (1926-97), is coming up for auction on the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising.

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Arts

Historic LGBT+ memorabilia to be auctioned in New York

Besi Besemar March 19, 2019

Swann Auction Galleries to host The Pride Sale, celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, LGBT+ campaigning and WorldPride Events.

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Harvey Milk: why we need him now more than ever

February 26, 2019

November 2018 saw the 40th anniversary of the assassination of San Francisco city supervisor Harvey Milk, America’s first openly gay man to be elected to public office. Even though he died years before I was born, he has had a huge influence on me intellectually, politically and spiritually. He fought for gay rights at a time when they were under direct threat in the United States.

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Brighton Pride announce theme for 2018

Besi Besemar January 10, 2018

After last year’s glorious Summer Of Love, Brighton Pride 2018 will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the iconic Rainbow Flag with the theme Colour My World. Originally commissioned by politician and activist Harvey Milk and devised by artist Gilbert Baker in San Francisco in 1978, the Rainbow Flag is a symbol of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT+) pride and LGBT+ social movements.

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Arts

PREVIEW: New book will be first dedicated to work of iconic San Francisco photographer

Paul Gustafson May 2, 2017

This summer will see the publication of a new photographic book which records LGBT+ life in San Francisco during a seminal period in the development of the LGBT+ movement. LGBT: San Francisco is the first book dedicated to photographer Daniel Nicoletta’s archive of powerful images tracing the burgeoning lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender (LGBT) mecca that was San Francisco in the 1970s to the present day.

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