Professor Gearhart Honored by LGBT Democratic Club
Thursday, August 18, 2016
BAY AREA REPORTER -- Two out politicians from Orange County were special guests at the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club's annual dinner, which marked the 40th anniversary of the progressive organization. The August 11 event at SOMArts Cultural Center was attended by hundreds of people and featured a keynote address by Garden Grove Mayor Bao Nguyen, who’s running for Congress. The Milk club honored an assortment of people and organizations during the awards portion of the program. Sally Gearhart, the first lesbian tenured professor at San Francisco State University and a close ally of Milk’s, was honored with the Harry Britt Lifetime Achievement Award but was unable to attend.