Tag: Harvey Milk

Dallas celebrates Harvey Milk Day on Cedar Springs

About 150 people joined a Harvey Milk Day celebration that began with speakers and performers at the Legacy of Love monument on Oak Lawn and was followed by a march down Cedar Springs Road and a reception at Sue Ellen’s. The event was organized by Hope 4 Peace & Justice.

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Dustin Lance Black, Leo, weigh in on ‘J. Edgar’

You can read my review of J. Edgar here, but check out this interview by Chris Azzopardi with J. Edgar screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and actor Leonardo DiCaprio: No milk for Dustin Lance Black — the 37-year-old filmmaker who...

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Fops & freaks

‘The Temperamentals’ makes Hay of gay Pride; ‘Earnest’ errs with irony ARNOLD WAYNE JONES  | Life+Style Editor jones@dallasvoice.com “Temperamental” was a code name in the 1940s and ‘50s for a gay man, like “friend of Dorothy”...

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Black defends ‘J. Edgar’s’ gay content

Last week, I wrote about a report that Clint Eastwood was getting snippy at questions about the “gay side” of his biopic J. Edgar, about the closeted FBI director. The script was written by Oscar winning writer...

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Stonewall remembered at Dallas march

Rally draws more than 100 from as far as Tyler, Fort Worth Activist Aaron Rathbun waves one of many Rainbow flags that could be seen flying during Sunday’s Stonewall commemoration in downtown Dallas. (David Taffet/Dallas...

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Local briefs • 06.25.10

Vedda wins Chamber scholarship The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Organization Management has awarded its Regent Scholarship to Tony Vedda. The award is given to chamber professionals across the country. In his...

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Saturday is Harvey Milk Day

Saturday is the first official Harvey Milk Day. Harvey Milk Day legislation passed the California legislature in August 2008. May 22 would have been Milk’s 80th birthday. He was assassinated in his office in San Francisco...

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