Harvey Milk gets Post Office’s stamp of approval

Harvey Milk gets Post Office’s stamp of approval

A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note.

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
Friday, April 4, 2014, 2:49 PM
 

 


	Civil rights hero Harvey Milk, who in 1977 became the first openly gay person elected to public office in California, will soon have another first to his name. On May 22, in honor of Harvey Milk Day, the slain San Francisco supervisor and gay rights activist is set to become the first openly gay elected official featured on a U.S. postage stam
Linn’s Stamp News The U.S. Post Office will honor gay rights activist Harvey Milk with a postage stamp.

Gay rights activist Harvey Milk is getting the Post Office’s stamp of approval.

A photo of the slain San Francisco politician will be featured on stamps starting in May, making him the first openly gay elected official to be commemorated on a postage note.

This week the Post Office unveiled the black-and-white stamp design that will be released on May 22, Harvey Milk Day.

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