Sunday, November 2, 2008

Harvey Milk and Gay Marriage

Hollywood pays tribute to a gay hero. But 30 years on his legacy is in peril

As a film about Harvey Milk is released, his battle for gay rights in the 1970s is being fought again over a proposition to ban same-sex marriages.

On the day of the US presidential elections, Californians will also be voting to decided whether their state should keep on allowing same-sex marriage which became legal in the State earlier this year.

Personalities (including Maria Shriver (Arnold Schwarzenegger's wife), Brad Pitt, Steven Spielberg and his wife, Kate Capshaw) and international corporations (Apple, MTV and Google) are taking a stand against the restriction of liberties that Proposition 8 would represents.

Read the full article in the Guardian here.

No On Prop8
Proposition 8 on Wikipedia

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