It was the first openly gay elected official. He put many of the issues in front of the American people for the first time that couldn't be ignored, or written off.
Harvey Milk was openly gay.
Harvey Milk-First openly-gay politician elected to office
Equal rights under the law for Americans who happen to be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered.
His name was Harvey Milk, and he was more than just a martyr. He changed the world.
The gay rights movement strives for equality.
It is a civil rights movement.
He was responsible for publicizing the need for equal rights under the law for Americans who happen to be Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered.
prior to running for office.
No it is not.
Harvey Milk was the first American politician to be openly gay. The story of Milk's life can be seen in the Oscar Award winning film 'Milk,' which stars Sean Penn.
The modern gay rights movement is usually said to have originated in Germany in the 19th century.