Harvey Milk St. in Salt Lake City?

Over the weekend, Equality Utah announced a new effort to rename a prominent Salt Lake City street “Harvey Milk Boulevard.”

Openly gay City Councilman Stan Penfold introduced the proposal.

“We hope it helps people know locally that regardless of who they are, they’re valued as people and that they, too, have opportunities to change the world,” Penfold told Desert News. “The importance of the (street’s) visibility is to let people know locally that they’re not alone and that somebody stuck their neck out for you at some point.”

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