Harvey Milk was a courageous advocate for LGBT rights and demanded the same from his peers. As he said prior to his assassination in 1978, "If a bullet should enter my brain, let that bullet destroy every closet door." Some came out, some couldn't. Tough to fathom if you've never had to choose.
Below is a mural of Harvey Milk at 575 Castro Street in San Francisco, the old site of his store, Castro Camera.
*UPDATE* He won!