Thinking of Harvey Milk and Mayor George Mascons on this 35th anniversary of their senseless murder. We continue to fight for equality in his name and all others who devoted their lives to justice.
Harvey Milk inspires all of use in the LGBT community.
“Every gay person must come out. As difficult as it is, you must tell your immediate family. You must tell your relatives. You must tell your friends if indeed they are your friends. You must tell the people you work with. You must tell the people in the stores you shop in. Once they realize that we are indeed their children, that we are indeed everywhere, every myth, every lie, every innuendo will be destroyed once and all. And once you do, you will feel so much better”
But he personally inspired me to be more active to put myself out their…I always know that everyday that I say “I’m Bryan and I’m transgender” it’s a risk.
” I fully realize that a person who stands for what I stand for, an activist, a gay activist, becomes a target or the potential target for somebody who is insecure, terrified, afraid, or very disturbed themselves.”
I love politics…how I know I’ve tried to make the world a better place and you need to know I’m standing right in front of you.
“Politics is theater. It doesn’t matter if you win. You make a statement. You say, “I’m here, pay attention to me”