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KEYC Television, Mankato, MN
Iowa elected official honored by White House
IOWA CITY, Iowa - An elected official in eastern Iowa is the recipient of a White House honor given to openly gay, lesbian and transgendered public officials.
Fri May 24, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Orange County honors birthday of Harvey Milk
The Orange County Register says Board of Supervisors Chairman Shawn Nelson got a standing ovation on Thursday as he presented a proclamation declaring Harvey Milk Day.
Mattie wants someone mean, someone who displays "true grit," to help her in her quest.
Thu May 23, 2013
The Huffington Post
Brad Bell: Fine-tuning the Image of Gays in Hollywood: An Open Letter to Amy Pascal
Dear Ms. Pascal, In your recent speech at the L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center you said, "We need to create an atmosphere that encourages people to speak up, so we get this right." This letter is me speaking up, with the hope that we can get this right.
Neil Patrick Harris to introduce a special broadcast of the biopic film 'Milk'
The USA network has selected the eight-time Academy Award-nominated biopic ' Milk ' as its latest film to be included in its Characters Unite Campaign.
5 Things: Braintree High Senior Finals, Board of Health and Assessors
Born on this day in history: Sherlock Holmes author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle , conservative oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens , gay rights activist Harvey Milk , MLB pitcher famous for his surgery, Tommy John and English singer Morrissey .
Wed May 22, 2013
Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday
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Signs and Wonders: Tea Party protests IRS in court
Sue the IRS. On Monday, a coalition of conservative groups announced it would file a class action lawsuit against the IRS for what the groups call "illegal and harassing behavior in the handling and processing of their applications for non-profit status." Mark Meckler, former national coordinator for the Tea Party Patriots, is organizing the ... (more)
The Daily Record
White House honors gay councilman from Cincinnati
Cincinnati's first openly gay city council member is among elected or appointed officials being honored by the White House in a program named for slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.
Tue May 21, 2013
Bay Area Celebrates Harvey Milk Day
The Bay Area will remember Harvey Milk, shown here with Mayor George Moscone, center, and Supervisor Carol Ruth Silver at the January 1978 Imperial Court Coronation, with a variety of events starting this weekend From book readings to movie screenings, the Bay Area is marking the annual Harvey Milk Day with a variety of events this year.
Mon May 20, 2013
Cleveland Play House to present California gay-rights story...
With the provocative tag line "see what happens when discrimination is put on trial," "8" is a timely piece of political theater coming to the Cleveland Play House next month.
Sun May 19, 2013
Uma Thurman to Play Anti-Gay Activist in 'Anita'
Bryant was a popular singer and spokeswoman for orange juice in the 1970s. Bryant began her campaign against legislation for gay rights in Florida, ultimately alienating members of her audience and ending her career as an entertainer.
Fri May 17, 2013
4 Public Works of Art Gone Terribly Wrong
During the Great Depression, Mexican artist Diego Rivera was on a roll. In 1931, he painted a massive mural for San Francisco's Pacific Stock Exchange.
Cinema Blend News
Uma Thurman Campaigns Against Gay Rights For Anita Bryant Biopic
It's often said that there are no good parts for actresses as they age. But 43-year-old Uma Thurman is blowing holes through that theory, picking up a pair of provocative projects in the past few months.
Contra Costa Times
Alameda: Encinal High to celebrate fourth annual Harvey Milk Day
Anne Kronenberg, who served as San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk's campaign manager and later established a foundation in his honor, will be the keynote speaker at Alameda's annual celebration of the late gay rights leader.
Mon May 13, 2013
Joe Wright will not direct '50 Shades of Grey'
Several news outlets, including The Hollywood Reporter , were reporting within the last few days that director Joe Wright was considered the frontrunner for the cinematic adaptation of E.L. James' bestselling, erotic novel, " 50 Shades of Grey ." Well, it turns out that the story was just one big rumor, according to a May 13 report from Deadline .
Sat May 11, 2013
State ordering girls' locker rooms open to boys
The California State Assembly passed a bill Thursday mandating schools permit boys to play on girls' athletic teams and utilize the ladies' locker room if they gender identify as girls - or vice-versa for girls identifying as boys.
Fri May 10, 2013
"Anna Karenina" helmer likely to adapt "50 Shades of Grey" bestseller
PanARMENIAN.Net - Joe Wright is the most likely filmmaker to direct the erotic drama "Fifty Shades of Grey" for Universal Pictures and Focus Features, TheWrap said citing sources.
Wed May 08, 2013
The Pordland Mercury
My, What a Busy Week
For the army of Arrested Development fans who made a fourth season happen - this party is for YOU! The Arrested Development Returns Party features musical acts Tango Alpha Tango, Animal Eyes, the We Shared Milk, and DJ Trim Jones, PLUS a chicken dance-off, a Bluth family costume contest, AND banana drink specials! As Gob would say, " C'MON!! " WSH ... (more)
Justin Lin hurt by Franco's comments
Filmmaker Justin Lin has fired back at James Franco, revealing the actor's negative comments about their movie collaboration Annapolis were "hurtful" and "very disrespectful". The Milk star opened up about his experiences making the 2006 naval academy drama with Lin earlier this year and branded it "a really bad movie". Annapolis flopped at the box ... (more)