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The Children of Harvey Milk

November 7, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


In collaboration with Flyleaf Books

Forty years ago, on November 27, 1978, Harvey Milk’s iconic journey was ended by an assassin’s bullet. The generation of out LGBTQ leaders he inspired went on to transform the world we live in. UNC-Chapel Hill Professor of Political Science Andrew Reynolds has documented this history through the epic stories of courageous men and women around the world who came forward to make their voices heard during the struggle for equal rights. Please join us for a special event launching Reynolds’ new book, The Children of Harvey Milk: How LGBTQ Politicians Changed the World. Professor Reynolds will offer a short lecture on the visibility of LGBTQ politicians, and then journalist Steven Petrow will moderate a half-hour roundtable with LGBTQ elected officials from across North Carolina. After the hour-long event, we invite you to stay for a celebratory wine and cheese reception with the author and panelists.

Niko Pfund (President and Publisher of Oxford University Press USA)

Steven Petrow (USA Today)

Discussion with author
Andrew Reynolds (Author & Professor of Political Science, UNC Chapel Hill)

Lydia Lavelle (Mayor of Carrboro)
Damon Seils (Carrboro Alderperson)
Billy Maddalon (former Charlotte City Council Member)
Candis Cox (Gender & Sexuality Educator, Lecturer, and LGBTQ Advocate)
Mark Kleinschmidt (former Mayor of Chapel Hill & candidate for Orange County Superior Court Clerk)




4:30pm-6:00pm Wednesday, November 7. This event is free and open to the public. Preorder a copy of The Children of Harvey Milk for the special discounted price of $20. **Please note the change in time from the brochure description**

Current high school, undergraduate, and graduate students can preorder their book for $15. To receive the student discount, please email with “Harvey Milk Student Discount” in the subject line and include the following information in your email:

  • First & Last Name
  • School you attend & anticipated graduation year

Discounts for UNC Faculty and Staff do not apply for this event.

Preorder your book online or call us at 919.962.1544.



November 7, 2018
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
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