So, I’ve rendered myself wrong. Milk ended up winning a couple of Oscars! I’m happy that my predictions turned out to be untrue (though best picture would have been nice…).
Sean Penn’s speech was fantastic. As quoted by Mike Jones at Change.org’s Gay Rights blog:
Finally, for those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight...I think it is a good time for those who voted for [Proposition 8] to sit and reflect on their great shame and the shame in their grandchildren’s eyes…we’ve got to have equal rights for everyone.