Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Another Push for MILK Day in California

No I am not talking about raising awareness for the need of Vitamin D or coco puffs.

California Senator Mark Leno will be reintroducing the Milk Day Bill with Best Actor Oscar winner Sean Penn by his side. The bill will establish gay activist Harvey Milk's birthday, May 22, as a day of significance in California. I was introduced before by Leno, but vetoed by Gov. Schwarzenegger (R) who said that Harvey was only a local hero in San Francisco. Since the release and great mainstream popularity of MILK the movie people were able to truly see what a great impact Harvey had on not only the gay community in San Fransisco but nationally as well. California should be proud to have had Harvey Milk as a resident and even prouder to recognize all of his accomplishments and legacy.

Read more at 365gay.com

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