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From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay Marriage Evolutions
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From Harvey Milk to the White House: Gay Marriage Evolutions

The late Harvey Milk is smiling at the president's support for marriage equality, writes Bishop Gene Robinson.

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  • Bishop Gene Robinson

Tuesday, May 22, is Harvey Milk Day, commemorating birth of the openly gay city supervisor who was assassinated (along with San Francisco Mayor George Moscone) by a fellow council member in 1978. As the first openly gay elected official in the nation, Milk has become an icon and martyr for the gay community.

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Bishop Gene Robinson

Senior Fellow

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