January 9: Harvey Milk Inaugurated

Harvey Milk was inaugurated as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors on this date in 1978, after three unsuccessful runs for office. He was one of the first openly gay activists to achieve political office in America, and tens of thousands of his supporters marched down Market Street from the Castro to […]

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Candles Raised Against the Darkness

An Editorial IT IS NOT far-fetched to liken the domestic and foreign policies of our radical Republican government to the Greek Syrians’ running of pigs through the Jerusalem Temple in ancient times. The lies told to the public, Congress, and the international community about Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction” and “support for terrorism” have desecrated […]

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