A temporary memorial to slain San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk and Mayor George Moscone — who were killed 43 years ago last week — was defaced in the Castro neighborhood December 1.
The person or persons who disfigured the images drew circles around their eyes, and in Milk's case, ripped a hole into the part of the image where his forehead is — which multiple observers noted evokes his assassination by ex-supervisor Dan White.
The temporary memorial was placed in Harvey Milk Plaza last week as part of the annual commemoration of the pair's assassination, which the B.A.R.
reported on and which has occurred each year since the events of November 27, 1978. Edward Wright, the co-president of the Harvey Milk LGBTQ Democratic Club, which is