Harvey Milk was one of the first openly gay politicians in the United States and a leader of the American Civil Rights Movement; May 22 is a day used to honor his life and legacy. Harvey was not only an advocate for the LGBTQ+ community; he believed in safe, strong neighborhoods; he supported public education, affordable childcare, and equal rights for everyone.
How to observe Harvey Milk Day!
Why Harvey Milk Day is Important!
Below you'll find resources regarding Harvey Milk and Mental Health in the LGBTQIA+ Community:
The Official Harvey Milk Biography
UAB Resources as an Alliance for LGBTQ Equality
LGBTQ+ Communities and Mental Health
Mental Health Challenges in the LGBTQ Community
The Trevor Project
In Response to COVID-19: A Checklist to Support LGBTQ Students During Distance Learning
Mental Health Disparities: LGBTQ+