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Proposition 8, gay rights and the movie Milk November 15, 2008

Posted by Raul in random thoughts, Vancouver.
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Somehow, there are still people out there that think that they have the right to REMOVE RIGHTS from people. In this particular case, Proposition 8 (California) eliminates the right of same-sex couples to wed. I have previously written about how appalled I feel about such a progressive state voting AGAINST the civil rights of their LGBT population. San Francisco was the city where the very first openly gay man was ever elected to public office, Harvey Milk… hello, people?

Speaking of Milk (the San Francisco supervisor), the movie Milk (starring Emile Hirsch, Josh Brolin, James Franco as Milk’s boyfriend and Sean Penn as Harvey Milk) is premiering soon in Vancouver. Can’t wait to see it! The timing could not be more perfect. I think it’s time that people start being educated in that every human being has rights, and that LGBT people should also have the right to marry. The trailer for “Milk” is shown below.

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1. Marina Antunes - November 15, 2008

There’s a special screening of “Milk” on Sunday, Nov. 23rd 10AM at The Park as part of the Vancouver Sun Film Series. Film opens on Nov. 28th at The 5th Ave.

BTW – that trailer is beyond awesome.


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