Friday, May 22, 2009

Harvey Milk’s legacy honored at local event: San Diego News Network

San Diego | Harvey Milk’s legacy honored at local event | San Diego News Network

"Megan Hogan - like the late, gay activist Harvey Milk, who was honored in San Diego at a diversity breakfast Friday - knows the value of building strong coalitions and inspiring others.

Despite taunts from classmates and objections from parents, the 18-year-old high school senior started the Diversity Club and Gay-Straight Alliance in January at Del Mar’s Winston School, a college-prep school for students with learning disabilities. The goal: to unite students from different backgrounds to underscore the importance of embracing one another’s differences."

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