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There's too much to say about the experience of being in "Harvey Milk" (1996), a new opera about S.F.'s supervisor, the first openly gay elected official in the US, I believe, and the Mayor of Castro Street. He and Mayor Moscone were killed by Dan White, another supervisor, in the late '70's. I had several roles, including a riot cop beating up the Stonewall Girls. The opera, sad to say, was not great, but the production grew on me. I had begged to be in it because of how the story moved me and how the Castro renaissance had empowered me as a bisexual woman.

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