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White House Honors Harvey Milk Champions of Change, Takano Honors Milk in House Remarks

On Wednesday, May 22, the day the slain gay San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk would have celebrated his 83rd birthday, President Obama honored 10 openly gay elected or appointed officials as Harvey Milk Champions of Change for their commitment to equality and public service.

“When President Obama posthumously awarded Harvey Milk the Medal of Freedom in 2009, he praised his leadership and courage in running for office. Today, we honor Harvey Milk’s legacy in these ten outstanding public servants, who will surely inspire the next generation of public servants,” Obama senior

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