It seems that the message we too often miss from Milk's work is that all Americans have an interest in equality because soon we will all be minorities in some way or another. Harvey called this his "coalition of the us's" -- not only gays but blacks, Asians, seniors, the disabled.
Dustin Lance Black’s mantle will soon be even more crowded. The Academy Award-winning screenwriter, whose credits include J. Edgar and the upcoming remake of Earthquake, will be awarded the 14th Annual Lew and Pamela Hunter/Jonathan and Janice Zakin Chair Holder in Screenwriting Award by his alum, the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Show More Summary
Oscar-winning scribe Dustin Lance Black will be back to teach another screenwriting course at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. Black is the winner of the 14th Annual Lew and Pamela Hunter/Jonathan and Janice Zakin Chair...Show More Summary
Screenwriter/Activist/Producer, 38A tireless activist and advocate for LGBT rights, the writer best known for bringing queer stories to the masses (Milk, J. Edgar) has written 8, a staged re-enactment of a federal trial that led to an appellate court’s overturning of California’s Prop. Show More Summary
By Matt Baume AFER’s bringing you a backstage look at what it’s like to bring a case to the US Supreme Court. Cindy McCain announces her appearance in “8,” Dustin Lance Black’s play about the Prop 8 trial. There’s also new marriage lawsuit in Utah, more good news in state polls, and six more Senators [...]
Clip description: AFER's bringing you a backstage look at what it's like to bring a case to the US Supreme Court. Cindy McCain announces her appearance in "8," Dustin Lance Black's play about the Prop 8 trial. There's also new marriage lawsuit in Utah, more good news in state polls, and six more Senators come out for the freedom to marry.
Cindy McCAin is set to appear in a Phoenix production of 8, Dustin Lance Black's play dramatizing California's Proposition 8 trial produced by the Arizona Theatre Co. and former Tempe mayor Neil Giuliano, Phoenix Business Journal reports: Nicole Stanton —...
Dustin Lance Black, Chad Griffin, Rob Reiner, and others are featured in a new video released by the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER). The footage offers interviews and a behind-the-scenes look at the heroic team who earlier this week descended upon Washington D.C. where the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments for and against Proposition [...]
- At least Miley Cyrus is being honest with herself these days. - Louie, Girls, Southland and Doctor Who were among this year’s Peabody Awards winners. - Rob Reiner is planning on bringing Dustin Lance Black‘s Prop 8 play to the big screen…just as soon as the Supreme Court issues its ruling. You hear that [...]
A better world might not be the only good thing to come from the Supreme court's marriage equality debates! It looks like the Prop 8 movie is getting the fast track! Last year, Dustin Lance Black put on a play called 8 in NYC and L.A. — and Rob Reiner, one of the directors, already knew [...]
The following clip is simple but true: the social conservatives toss around words like "activist judges" and attack any decision that goes against their agenda because they cannot win in forums where their talking points are subjected to more than...
After years of leading campaigns for marriage equality, the entertainment industry will be well-represented at the Prop 8 hearing, with Dustin Lance Black at the forefront. read more
The LGBT youth services group will honor Dustin Lance Black and others, then throw a gala party with a performance by Estelle. read more
It's a meeting of the Lances here as Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter and Prop. 8 play 8 creator Dustin Lance Black sits down with guest host Lance Bass to chat about working on the J.J. Abrams-produced film, Earthquake, and thoughts on the upcoming presidential election.
The most important recent piece of gay theater bows in Atlanta on Oct. 15. “8” penned by “Milk” writer Dustin Lance Black follows the trial that declared California’s gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
Following a trademark rousing speech while accepting an award from the Human Rights Campaign, Dustin Lance Black helped raise $300,000 dollars for marriage equality. read more
Have you seen 8, Dustin Lance Black’s play about the Proposition 8 trial? It debuted a year ago on Broadway, then made the leap to L.A. in March for a star-studded version with Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Matt Bomer, Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon, and Matthew Morrison (and George Takei, whom we consider a heartthrob in [...]
Last year’s highly acclaimed drama Weekend, which chronicles an intense 48-hour gay romance, kicks off a pretty awesome week in home entertainment: Dustin Lance Black wrote and directed the semi-autobiographical Virginia, starring Jennifer Connelly as a schizophrenic raising a teenage son. Jack Black plays the titular gay man driven to the brink by Shirley MacLaine [...]
Dustin Lance Black is writing the script, based on the true story of Colton Harris-Moore and his bizarre crimes as 'The Barefoot Bandit.' [...]
This fall, A.C.T. will be hosting the Bay Area premiere of Dustin Lance Black's play based on the 2010 Prop 8 trial in federal district court in San Francisco. The event will be a staged reading on October 7, and proceeds will benefit...Show More Summary