16th December 2014
PinkNews’ top 11 Jewish gay and lesbian icons
2:43 PM — As we prepare for the Chanukah festival to begin this evening, we figure now is best time to recount some of the most fabulous and influential Jewish gay personalities to date.
27th November 2014
36 years ago today the world lost Harvey Milk 3
12:23 PM — Today marks the 36th anniversary of gay rights activist Harvey Milk’s death.
2nd October 2014
US: Catholic college cancels ‘Milk’ screening over rainbow flag flyer concerns 6
12:42 PM — A screening of Harvey Milk biopic 'Milk' has been cancelled at the Catholic University of America after those in charge said a rainbow flag on the flyers for the event violated campus policy.
1st July 2014
Obama: ‘Gay college professor shaped my views on LGBT issues’ 3
4:55 PM — President Obama last night thanked Lawrence Goldyn, his gay college professor and friend, for shaping his views on LGBT rights.
18th June 2014
American Family Association refuses $10 donation over Harvey Milk stamp 19
8:33 PM — The American Family Association refused a $10 donation, because it was sent in an envelope with a commemorative Harvey Milk stamp on.
28th May 2014
US: Historic LGBT sites to get national landmark status 7
9:31 PM — Historic LGBT sites across the US will be considered for recognition as national landmarks, it has been announced.
23rd May 2014
Video: White House honours late gay rights campaigner Harvey Milk
12:41 PM — A gathering took place at the White House on Thursday to officially launch a range of stamps featuring late gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
22nd May 2014
US: White House gathering officially launches Harvey Milk stamps 1
11:26 PM — A gathering took place at the White House on Thursday to officially launch a range of stamps featuring late gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
Harvey Milk Day celebrates birthday of late gay rights activist 2
4:47 PM — Today marks Harvey Milk Day, a celebration of the life of murdered gay rights activists.
26th April 2014
AFA: Harvey Milk stamp is honouring a ‘known sexual predator’ and ‘paedophile’ 19
12:19 PM — The American Family Association has attacked the release of a stamp in honour of gay rights hero Harvey Milk, describing him as a 'known sexual predator'.
14th April 2014
US: White House ceremony to launch stamp in honour of gay rights hero Harvey Milk 1
8:19 PM — The White House will hold a ceremony next month to launch a stamp in honour of assassinated gay rights hero Harvey Milk.
2nd April 2014
US: Post Office unveils stamp for murdered gay rights hero Harvey Milk 4
9:34 PM — The US Post Office has unveiled a stamp to memorialise assassinated gay politician Harvey Milk.
6th November 2013
James Franco: It is not my ‘mission’ to act in gay roles – a lot of the figures that I love were gay 3
10:55 AM — Outspoken equal rights advocate and Hollywood actor James Franco has responded to discussions on why he chooses to opt for so many gay acting roles, saying "I guess that a lot of the figures that I love were gay."
21st October 2013
US: Lawyer accuses Harvey Milk of ‘rape of teenage boys’ and says he was ‘categorically an evil man’ 28
4:24 PM — A Christian lawyer in the US has spoken out about his disapproval at a series of postage stamps featuring late gay rights campaigner Harvey Milk, saying he "was demonstrably, categorically an evil man based on his rape of teenage boys."
9th September 2013
James Franco responds to gay jokes: ‘I wish I was gay’ 20
2:47 PM — Outspoken equal rights advocate and Hollywood actor James Franco has responded to rumours and jokes about his sexuality, saying "I wish I was gay" because being gay is "awesome."
8th September 2013
US: ‘Sensational and inspirational’ funeral held for gay rights pioneer José Julio Sarria 4
2:19 PM — The funeral for Jusé Julio Sarria, who, before Harvey Milk, was the first openly gay person to run for the US public office in 1961, took place in San Francisco on Friday.
3rd June 2013
Baroness Royall: I urge my noble friends to support equal marriage 4
6:51 PM — Labour's Leader in the House of Lords, Baroness Royall, says she hopes the Upper House "will be convinced" to vote in favour of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples Bill) as part of its second reading.
24th May 2013
Neil Patrick Harris to introduce special TV screening of Harvey Milk biopic
4:47 PM — Gay rights advocate and actor Neil Patrick Harris, is to introduce a television broadcast of the Harvey Milk biopic, 'Milk', in order to mark the first day of Gay Pride month.
8th May 2013
US: Plan to rename San Francisco airport after Harvey Milk is scrapped
5:07 PM — A proposal to rename San Francisco's airport after the late gay rights leader Harvey Milk, has been dropped, and the lawmaker who proposed it will aim to have a terminal named after Milk instead.
2nd April 2013
Comment: Equal marriage campaigners should rein in their egos and go back to the grassroots 19
3:47 PM — Writing for PinkNews.co.uk, Chris Ward says equal marriage campaigners should focus on convincing neighbours and their local MPs to support the measure with traditional lobbying methods – rather than relying on online activism.