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Harvey Milk Day

May 22

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An event every year that begins at 12:00 am on day 22 of May, repeating indefinitely

Harvey Milk Day is organized by the Harvey Milk Foundation and celebrated each year on May 22 in memory of Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist who was assassinated in 1978. Milk was a prominent gay activist during the 20th century. He ran for office three times before becoming the first openly gay person elected to California public office, where he served as a city supervisor. Harvey Milk Day came about as a day to remember and teach about Milk’s life and his work to stop discrimination against the LGBTQIA+ community.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harvey_Milk_Day

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May 22
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