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Dustin Lance Black & Gus Van Sant Reuniting for 8-Hour Gay Rights Miniseries for ABC “When We Rise”

  When We Rise is inspired by an upcoming memoir by longtime activist Cleve Jones. Variety reports: Gus Van Sant is boarding ABC’s gay rights movement miniseries “When We Rise” as an exec producer and director, Variety has learned. He will direct the first two-hour episode. First announced in summer 2013, “When We Rise” has been in development for two and a […]

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A California High School Enacted Dustin Lance Black’s Play 8

The price of admission to last weekend’s play at El Camino Real Charter High School was anything but typical. Then again, neither was the play. Students had to submit essays describing their views on gay marriage. The play, “8,” dramatizes the 2010 trial that overturned California’s ban on gay marriage. El Camino’s production was probably […]

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Watch Dustin Lance Black’s “8” Streaming Live on Youtube: Premiere Play w/ Brad Pitt, George Clooney, Martin Sheen, George Takei, Jane Lynch & Many More

About “8” Uncover the truth about marriage for gay and lesbian Americans. George Clooney, Martin Sheen and Jane Lynch join an all-star cast for a one-night-only benefit reading of “8,” the new play by Academy-award winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black (Milk, J. Edgar) that chronicles the landmark federal trial of California’s Prop. 8 using the […]

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Handpicked News: Dustin Lance Black’s Prop. 8 Play, It Doesn’t Get Better, Rolling Stone Founder Marrying Another Man?

Dustin Lance Black’s Prop. 8 Play Attracts All-Star Cast A benefit staged reading of8, Dustin Lance Black’s play about California’s Prop. 8 trial, has attracted an illustrious all-star cast that includes Cheyenne Jackson, Marisa Tomei, Morgan Freeman, Rob Reiner, Christine Lahti, and Anthony Edwards. The one-night-only reading will be directed by Tony Award–winning actor and director Joe […]

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Dustin Lance Black Video Contest; Courage Campaign, Bare Your Testimony and Take a Stand

In celebration of Harvey Milk Day, Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black wants to tell your story. The contest rules are simple: Record and upload a 1-2 minute Testimony video telling your story in support of LGBT equality by no later than 11:59 PM PST, June 15, 2011. Dustin Lance Black will select his favorite Testifiers […]

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Trevor Project’s Call Center is Officially Open; Ribbon Cut SF CA (photo collage)

Today goes down in the history books and most appropriately on Harvey Milk’s 81st Birthday, the Trevor Project’s call center is officially open. About 1 hour ago phone lines officially opened in Harvey Milk’s Camera Shop and Former Campaign Headquarters. It is a glorious day. The ribbon was cut at the door step of the […]