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Postage stamp honoring slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk unveiled
Postage stamp honoring slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk unveiled

Family, admirers and political leaders gathered at the White House in Washington on Thursday to unveil a new U.S. postage stamp commemorating slain gay rights leader Harvey Milk.  The first-day-of-issue dedication took place on what would have been Milk's 84th birthday. The "forever" stamp bears an iconic image of Milk taken in 1977 in front of Castro Street Camera in San Francisco.  In California, where May 22 is Harvey Milk Day, the stamps were "selling briskly," a post office spokesman told the San Francisco Chronicle. Close to a dozen speakers, including Stuart Milk, cofounder of the Harvey Milk Foundation and Harvey's nephew, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-San...

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