As Harvey Milk OK. Archived from the original on January 2, The incident brought him so much attention that, later in life while drinking, he stated that he regretted having grabbed Moore's gun. Do you think the members of your family who are devout Mormons contributed to the campaign to pass Proposition Eight and defeat the legalization of gay marriage in California even though they know you, even though they love you? It's based on caring. And you know, I never got to have that.
Milk favored support for small businesses and the growth of neighborhoods.
Bringing People Hope: Harvey Milk and the Gay Rights Movement in America
On what would have been Milk's 78th birthday, a bust of his likeness was unveiled in San Francisco City Hall at the top of the grand staircase. And it was only after he came to San Francisco on a trip that he started to engage in the gay movement. Milk's relationship with the Temple was not entirely similar to other politicians' in Northern California. After a minute melee, they left the bar and struck out at people walking along the street. He took advantage of the growing political and economic power of the neighborhood to promote his interests and unsuccessfully ran three times for political office. And I think he took it quite seriously. We are coming out to fight the lies, the myths, the distortions.