Photographer Daniel Nicoletta documented Harvey Milks rise to office 40 years ago. In the consequences of the his assassination, he continued to capture the queer community as it survived and thrived
Daniel Nicoletta was 19 when he pitched up in San Francisco, young, gay and racked with self-loathing. It was 1974, the Castro was in the process of becoming the LGBT mecca it is today, and the apartment Nicoletta rented was one block up from Castro Camera, the shop and campaign headquarters of Harvey Milk, who would go on to become one of the first openly lesbian people in the US to be elected to public office. Nicoletta took his movie there to be developed and objective up discovering his tribe, his political consciousness and his vocation.
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