Though antigay opponents have attempted to shut it down, through fear, intimidation, and protest the Side by Side LGBT film festival continues in St. Petersburg. read more
Director Gus Van Sant, producer Bruce Cohen, and screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, the creative team behind 2009?s award winning film Milk, are attending this year’s Side by Side LGBT Film Festival in St. Peterburg, Russia. On November 30, a special screening of Milk will take place, followed by a panel discussion with Van Sant, Cohen and Black. Show More Summary
Display Title: Out100: Kris Perry, Sandy Stier, Dustin Lance Black, Jeff Zarrillo & Paul Katami Prop. 8 victors read more
In addition to Dustin Lance Black, Scandal‘s Dan Bucatinsky, and Glee’s Jane Lynch, guests of the evening included CAA’s Bryan Lourd, Real Housewife Lisa Vanderpump, producer Michael Gordon, mogul Russell Simmons, Sony Pictures Entertainment...Show More Summary
An alert Queerty reader snapped this photo of openly gay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and openly straight Olympic diver Tom Daley leaving The Coffee Bean in Hollywood last week. Since Daley recently came into the closet as an avowed heterosexual — to a chorus of raised eyebrows no doubt recalling the gay-baiting he’s become [...]
Oscar Winner Dustin Lance Black Writing Gay Rights Miniseries for ABC via Rickey.org Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) is tackling gay rights in an upcoming, semi-autobiographical miniseries for ABC. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Unlike Dustin Lance Black and George Takei, Freedom To Marry head Evan Wolfson actually lives in New York City.
Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk) argues that NYC mayoral candidate and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn will fight for those who, like her, have felt the sting of discrimination - in particular, LGBT youth who come to New York looking...
Openly gay New York City mayoral candidate Christine Quinn may not be leading in the latest Quinnipiac poll, but when it comes to super celebrity endorsements, she’s totally unmatched. Today, Oscar-winning screenwriter, director and producer Dustin Lance Black hopped on the Quinn caboose with a new video endorsement on Quinn’s campaign site. Unlike the famous supporters [...]
Display Title: Readers' Choice Award Nomination: Dustin Lance Black The writer and activist's efforts helped with the efforts to overturn Prop. 8 in California read more
Quinn's campaign is heavy with celeb endorsements this week. Both Black and George Takei, it should be noted, live in Los Angeles.
ABC is going to air an eight-hour miniseries that documents the history of homosexual political activism, written by a well-known gay activist. Dustin Lance Black, the writer and director of The Journey of Jared Price (2000) a same-sex romance, and Something Close to Heaven, a story of gay adolescents, will write the miniseries. Show More Summary
"Throwing Shade," the popular podcast starring Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson that features issues pertaining to women and the gay community, recently became a weekly...
Throwing Shade: Bikram and Dustin Lan... 13:53 Hot yoga just got a little too hot now that Bikram Choudhury's getting sued for sexual harassment eight ways from Sunday. Find out who Erin and Bryan hung out with at a primo Hollywood party this Sunday (yes, Lumiere from Beauty and the Beast was there) and Dustin Lance Black ("Milk", "J. Show More Summary
"Last week, my friend Chad Griffin, president of the Human Rights Campaign, sent a letter to six major studios and the Motion Picture Association of America, urging them to speak out about the ongoing atrocities in Russia. So far, every one of them has avoided comment. Show More Summary
Display Title: Dustin Lance Black To Hollywood: School Russia And 5 Other Things You Need To Know Today read more
As longtime readers of the Malcontent know, I’m not a fan of the “Milk” screenwriter — an acquaintance from my Hollywood days who was equally smug and humorless. Now comes word that Dusty Black will write a miniseries for ABC that “will be based on and told from [his] background and experiences as a gay […]
“Milk” and “8” writer pens gay miniseries, Gay & Lesbian Sports Hall of Fame honors first class, school fires gay teacher after wedding, Senate approves out gay ambassadors, more.
Dustin Lance Black already has himself an Oscar, and now the Milk screenwriter will be trying for an Emmy! DLB is teaming up with ABC to develop an 8-hour scripted TV miniseries based on his own long-time involvement in the gay rights movement! AH-Mazing!!! Black, who was raised in a strict mormon household in Texas, has been focused [...]
Dustin Lance Black has had success bringing gay activism to the big screen (he won an Academy Award for writing the 2008 biopic Milk) and to the stage (8, his play about the Prop. 8 trials, received star-studded productions on both coasts) and he’ll now try his luck with the small screen. Black will write [...]