As an activist and member of the LGBTQ community I could not wait to watch ‘When We Rise.’ I was totally mesmerized by the story telling. One of the most important things that Dustin Lance Black has achieved is start many, long awaited...Show More Summary
With his sweeping ABC mini-series When We Rise, Dustin Lance Black brought generations of the fight for equality into homes across America – and around the world. Still, the out Oscar-winner says, even this epic, four-day televisionShow More Summary
From his Oscar-winning screenplay for Milk to the epic, eight-hour ABC miniseries When We Rise, Dustin Lance Black has made a career of documenting queer history on film. However, the critically-lauded writer and director insists his...Show More Summary
Dustin Lance Black Argues ‘When We Rise’ Had Bisexual Characters, But Bi Activists Strongly Disagree After bisexual actress Sara Ramirez and other activists called out 'When We Rise' for biphobia, Dustin Lance Black responded; but who is right Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!
Sara Ramirez is speaking out about what she sees as bi-erasure in “When We Rise,” Dustin Lance Black’s new mini-series about the LGBT movement. Ramirez took to Twitter earlier this week to share her thoughts on the exclusion of bisexual pioneers from the mini-series’ narrative, which premiered last month. Show More Summary
"I understand there are alternative facts out there that no real bi people and stories are in 'When We Rise,'" Black tweeted, "But that is false."
“Listen, would I like more people to watch live? Sure." Black says. "I would also love to own a pet unicorn."
Dustin Lance Black has responded to the reports that his limited series When We Rise received low ratings in its first few days of airing on ABC. When We Rise, which aired every weeknight except Tuesday last week, pulled in 2.95 million viewers during its Monday premiere. It fell to 2.05 million during its second [...]
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Did you watch Dustin Lance Black’s much-promoted, little-loved LGBTQ civil rights miniseries When We Rise on ABC last week? No? Then you are part of the problem. So claims a bizarre lament of the series’ ratings from The Advocate’s Daniel Reynolds. Show More Summary
AMERICA LOVES BEING INSULTED AND PUT DOWN. HOW COULD IT FAIL? Rise and Fall! Ratings Plummet for ABC’s Ambitious Gay Rights Drama ‘When We Rise.’ “Some thought the show, created by award-winning gay activist Dustin Lance Black and aired on four nights this week, goes out of its way to portray middle America as intolerant […]
The ABC miniseries may be over, but the fight for LGBT rights marches on, said creator Dustin Lance Black.
"The verdict is not in yet," said the creator of the LGBT miniseries, which received initial reports of low viewership.
Creator Dustin Lance Black discussed the show's third night, including why he included archival footage of a "heartbreaking" cameo and the AIDS Memorial Quilt.
One weekend in 2006, the screenwriter Dustin Lance Black drove from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, to visit the gay-rights activist Cleve Jones at his home. At the time, Black was thirty-one and a staff writer on “Big Love,” HBO’s show about a polygamous Mormon family in Utah. Show More Summary
Creator Dustin Lance Black discusses the show's second installment, which shows how LGBT people respond when law and order fails them.
How Dustin Lance Black, a group of queer and trans folks, and a bevy of A-list actors made a groundbreaking miniseries that’s a love letter to San Francisco, a journey through 40 years of LGBT struggles, and a contemporary call to a...
ABC is airing a powerful miniseries all week called When We Rise. Created by Dustin Lance Black and produced by Gus Van Sant, the series follows the progress and (many, many) setbacks of the gay rights movement through the eyes of three individuals: activists Cleve Jones, Roma Guy, and Ken Jones. Show More Summary
Oscars 2017 updates: What really happened during the 'Moonlight' madness? Feb. 27, 2017, 5:19 p.m. The day after Oscar's craziest, shocking moment ever, questions still linger about why "La La Land" was announced best picture when "Moonlight" was the true winner. L.A. Times' film critic Justin...
What You Need to Know About ‘When We Rise,’ Dustin Lance Black’s New LGBT Miniseries Tonight, ABC premieres the new seven part LGBTQ miniseries 'When We Rise' written and created by Dustin Lance Black inspired by the Cleve Jones book Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!