Over 40 years, the iconic, six-stripe flag has generated a mythology of its own. Log in | Register Cart. Editor's Picks Hunter Biden Cashed In to Fuel His Drug and Sex Habits . And it comes as the result of one man's decisions in life. This is actual footage. There is a remarkable shot near the end, showing a candlelight march reaching as far as the eyes can see. He was also gay. Early Life.
He moved to San Francisco, Calif. Harvey Bernard Milk was born on May 22, 1930, in Woodmere, New York. He was one of the first openly homosexual elected politicians in the United States. The USNS Harvey Milk (model of ship now under construction) (YouTube screenshot) Listen to this article. When he grew up, he worked on Wall Street. Harvey Milk was an American politician and civil rights activist. The Transgender Harvey Milk. For most of his adult life, Milk was “closeted.” That meant he was private about being gay. Scott Smith, 46, the longtime companion of Supervisor Harvey Milk and an executor of Milk's estate, died suddenly Saturday night after a bout of pneumonia, friends said yesterday. Their murderer, troubled political neophyte Dan White, had donated $100 to defeat the Briggs Initiative, which would have empowered school boards to fire teachers for homosexuality. Search in: Advanced search. Milk's father, William, was also involved in the retail clothing trade.