An 8 Year Old Boy Teaches His Class About Harvey Milk

Can you imagine learning about Harvey Milk in 2nd grade?! I was shocked when I first read “Amelia’s” column on Huntington post last year, that proclaimed, “When Your 7-Year-Old Son Announces, ‘I’m Gay’ !”

She tells “Considering that my son has a longstanding crush on Glee’s
Blaine and regularly refers to him as “my boyfriend,” I thought there
was a fair chance that he would someday say, “I’m gay.” But my kid is
only 7 years old. I figured I had a few years before we crossed that
threshold (if we ever did), probably when he was 14 or 15. I never
thought it would happen this soon……
”  read more.
Fast forward one year later, this young boy is telling his classmates about Harvey Milk! “The other students had never heard of Harvey Milk. They were engaged in
what my son had to say. They listened and then started asking
questions and expressing their disbelief.

 They had the same questions
that my son had asked me: Why would people hide being gay? Why did
people think being gay was bad? What were Twinkies? My kid answered all
the questions like a pro