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This Oscar Winner Is Bringing Gay Rights To Your TV

Dustin Lance Black, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter for "Milk," is set to write a semi-autobiographical eight hour miniseries for ABC, about his background in gay...

Dustin Lance Black: Semi-Autobiographical ABC Miniseries in Works

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Display Title: Dustin Lance Black: Semi-Auto Mormon Miniseries in Works ABC planning to bring the gay screenwriter's life to family television read more

Dustin Lance Black Developing Semi-Autobiographical Miniseries at ABC (Exclusive)

The eight-hour untitled effort is a story told from the Oscar winner's background and experience as a gay-rights activist. read more

Dustin Lance Black Slams 'Ender's' Boycott As 'Misguided'

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Out.com

Display Title: Dustin Lance Black Slams 'Ender's' Boycott As 'Misguided' Energy could be spent elsewhere, says Oscar-winning writer. read more

'Milk' Scribe: 'Ender's Game' Boycott a Waste of Energy

Dustin Lance Black, the gay screenwriter who won an Oscar for the film Milk, is an unabashed advocate for same-sex marriage. Yet Black isn't on board with potential boycotts regarding the upcoming sci-fi feature Ender's Game. The film is based on the book by Orson Scott Card, an author with strong views against gay marriage. Show More Summary

Dustin Lance Black: I Won't Boycott Movie

9 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

Openly gay Oscar winner and activist Dustin Lance Black says he won't take part in the boycott of Ender's Game. Via the New York Times: Not every advocate of gay equality and same-sex marriage is convinced that turning away from “Ender’s Game,” which cost about $110 million to make, is the best way to counter Mr. Show More Summary

Reed Cowan: Thank You, Mr. Black

In the years after our Sundance whirlwind, I've watched Dustin Lance Black quietly stand behind other herculean equality fights, never taking credit, never revealing his considerable influence in the AFER court action that bore the fruit of equality last week.

PHOTOS: The Celebrities, Characters And Shirtless Men Of San Francisco Pride

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

With an estimated 1.6 million queers and their fans overwhelming two square miles of the already pint-sized city to celebrate Pride and marriage equality, San Francisco was more fabulous than ever. We caught Dustin Lance Black (above, center) on camera while out with friends, musicians Kimberly Caldwell hanging out with Peaches & Herb, and the [...]

Gay marriage rulings: Prop. 8 playwright Dustin Lance Black reflects

10 months agoArts : Culture Monster

When asked how Wednesday's Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage will change his play "8," Dustin Lance Black responded simply: "I'm going to have rewrite the ending." 

PHOTOS: West Hollywood Celebrates Prop 8 Defeat

10 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : PopEater

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. -- Screenwriter and gay activist Dustin Lance Black began his Proposition 8 victory speech by acknowledging that today's lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender...

Dustin Lance Black: Tomorrow Is Personal

Tomorrow's Supreme Court decision in the Prop 8 case isn't just political. Each of us has a very personal reason that our stomach is filled with butterflies today. Here's mine.

Dustin Lance Black: Tomorrow Is Personal

Tomorrow's Supreme Court decision in the Prop 8 case isn't just political. Each of us has a very personal reason that our stomach is filled with butterflies today. Here's mine.

Queerty’s Weekly Entertainment Guide: James Franco, Alison Moyet And Pride

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

CELEBRATION: Pride Pride month is officially upon us. Check dates for Pride in your city here and learn how to participate in our Pride photo challenge (featuring celeb judges Dustin Lance Black, Austin Young and Mike Ruiz) and get a chance to win a cruise to the Greek Isles here. In between Pride hopping, kick back on the [...]

Dustin Lance Black: What Would Harvey Milk Think If He Were Alive Today?

11 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : PopEater

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: What Would Harvey Milk Think If He Were Alive Today?

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 To Be Honored By UCLA

last yearLGBT / Gay : Queerty

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

Dustin Lance Black To Teach UCLA Screenwriting Seminar After Award Win

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

Power List 2013: DUSTIN LANCE BLACK

last yearLGBT / Gay : Out.com

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

Six More Senators Announce Marriage Support

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 [...]

Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

last yearLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

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.

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