Harvey Milk - the first openly gay politican to be elected to office in California - speaks at a rally in Gus Van Sant's drama about his life, "Milk". He is played by actor Sean Penn.
My name is Harvey Milk and I want to recruit you.
I am here tonight to say that we will no longer sit quietly in the closet. We must fight - and not only in the Castro, not only in San Francisco, but everywhere The Anitas go.
Anita Bryant did not win tonight - Anita Bryant brought us together! She is going to create a National Day for us! And the young people in Jackson, Mississippi, in Minnesota, in the Richmond, in Widmere, New York who are hearing her on television - hearing Anita Bryant on television, telling them 'they are sick, they are wrong, there is no place in this great country for them - no place in this world.' They are looking to us for something tonight, and I say we have got to give them HOPE!
Nobel Prize laureate Jody Williams challenges commonly-held images of peace and shares her vision of what peace truly means.1 people like this