Corner of Market and Castro named after gay rights icon Harvey Milk

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The corner of Market and Castro streets in San Francisco is where Harvey Milk first rallied support for the gay community and human rights. Now almost 40 years after he was gunned down, that street corner has been named in Milk's honor. (KGO-TV)

The corner of Market and Castro streets in San Francisco is where Harvey Milk first rallied support for the gay community and human rights.

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Now almost 40 years after he was gunned down, that street corner has been named in Milk's honor.

Design firms all over the world are being asked to send contest entries by the end of May to design a monument for Milk.

Supporters are hoping to raise $10 million to give Milk the monument they say he deserves.

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