Harvey Bernard Milk (May 22, 1930 – November 27, 1978) was an American politician and the . By 1969 the Kinsey Institute believed San Francisco had more gay people per capita than any other American city; In 1971 SIR members Jim Foster, Rick Stokes, and Advocate publisher David Goodstein formed the Alice B.
Rick Stokes was the civil rights lawyer for gay activist David B. Goodstein during the 1970s. Stokes was active in the gay rights movement, but he was doubtful about Harvey Milk's ambition to become city supervisor of San Francisco, instead encouraging him to form a political.
While Polk Street was not quite a gay ghetto, the new young gay area, the Castro .. Rick Stokes, a candidate for the San Francisco Board of.
Rick Stokes is from Oklahoma, a Baptist, a divorced father. although his wife had known since before they were married that he was gay because he told her.
In 1971 Foster chartered Alice to initiate gay advocacy within the Democratic . left in his politics to win, so the Club backed another gay candidate, Rick Stokes.