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Exclusive Interview: Dustin Lance Black on the Past, Present and Future of the LGBT Civil Rights Movement

David Michael Conner | Posted 10.26.2015 | Gay Voices
David Michael Conner

While he stands out for his success in the entertainment industry, his lifelong dedication to the LGBT civil rights movement makes him something truly unique: a creative professional who doesn't just use his platform for activism.

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Pick Adorably Old-Fashioned Way To Announce Engagement

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.01.2015 | Gay Voices

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Gay Teens Fall In Love In Dustin Lance Black's Short Film For Coca-Cola

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 08.21.2015 | Gay Voices

A compelling short film by Dustin Lance Black takes a look at young, queer romance and the choices teens have today in responding to those w...

Capturing the Untold Personal Stories from Four Decades of Fighting for Marriage

Matt Baume | Posted 07.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Matt Baume

It's almost too incredible to believe: it took under 50 years for us to go from the Stonewall Riots, the foundation of the modern LGBT equality movement, to national marriage equality. How did that happen -- and who's responsible?

Dreaming About A Date With Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black? You Might Be In Luck...

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 11.10.2014 | Gay Voices

Want to go on a double date with one of the hottest celebrity gay couples around right now? You're in luck. Olympic diver Tom Daley and boyfriend D...

College Paying $26K For Rescinded Speaking Invite Following Sex Video

AP | Posted 12.15.2014 | College

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A California community college agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,050 for rescinding a commence...

Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Make Major Announcement

Posted 05.05.2014 | Gay Voices

Olympic diving champion Tom Daley and boyfriend Dustin Lance Black have made the decision to take their relationship to the next level and move in tog...

Dustin Lance Black Re-Invited To College Commencement After Sex Photo Debacle

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 07.02.2014 | Gay Voices

Good news for Dustin Lance Black. The Oscar-winning screenwriter has been re-invited to deliver the May 9 commencement speech at his alma mater, Cal...

Dustin Lance Black Slams School For Shaming Him Over Sex Photos

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 04.18.2014 | Gay Voices

Dustin Lance Black took aim at his alma mater in an open letter after the school axed him from speaking at the spring commencement ceremony due to sex...

Tom Daley: Men Have Been Offering It To Me 'Right There And Then' Since I Came Out

Posted 03.22.2014 | Gay Voices

British Olympic diver Tom Daley says he's been showered with male attention since coming out about his relationship with another man in an emotional Y...

Tom Daley Nabs A Big Honor

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices

Olympic babe Tom Daley just can't seem to stay out of the headlines (especially when his best friend is allegedly posting his nudes on Instagram). ...

Coming Out Isn't Just for Gay People

George Weinberg | Posted 04.10.2014 | Healthy Living
George Weinberg

A man who came to me for help with his sex life complained that even Viagra didn't help. He was in his mid-40s, an executive at an ad agency, divorced...

Utah's Gay Marriage Ban. Worth it?

Reed Abplanalp-Cowan | Posted 02.22.2014 | Gay Voices
Reed Abplanalp-Cowan

Today, learning that a federal judge has declared Utah's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, I wonder where my one-time friend Beverly Evans is and if she regrets the vote that denied me equal rights.

Weeklings!: How to Survive a Straight Christmas Party (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.19.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

Christmas is here, and that means it's time for wonderful things like Grinch worship and festive Mariah jams. However, it also means something scary: heterosexual holiday parties. Are you crying yet?

What Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black Revealed About the Gay Community

Brian Stone | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Brian Stone

In a recent blog post here on HuffPost, Gay Voices Editor-at-large Michelangelo Signorile writes in defense of Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black's reported relationship. I think that in his post, Signorile has unwittingly exposed a major generational divide in the gay community.

The Celebrity Age Gap

Austin Head | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Austin Head

Screw the social bias. Everyone should date whomever they want.

Tom Daley Is 20 Years Younger Than Dustin Lance Black... So What?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.05.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Historically, gay men have engaged in intergenerational relationships -- among consenting adults -- probably more than straight people have. One reason is that we've had to find each other and teach each other about ourselves, and often that's been about older people teaching younger people.

Guess Which Oscar Winner Is Reportedly Dating Newly Out Diving Champ Tom Daley

Posted 12.04.2013 | Gay Voices

Olympic diver Tom Daley surprised the world when he came out in a candid YouTube video Monday, revealing that he is currently in a relationship with a...

WATCH: Dustin Lance Black Throws Some 'Shade!'

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.14.2013 | Gay Voices

"Throwing Shade," the popular podcast starring Bryan Safi and Erin Gibson that features issues pertaining to women and the gay community, recently bec...

This Oscar Winner Is Bringing Gay Rights To Your TV

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 08.01.2013 | Gay Voices

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

San Francisco Pride Festivities 2013 (PHOTOS)

Reggie Cameron | Posted 09.08.2013 | Gay Voices
Reggie Cameron

It was a historic week with the Supreme Court rulings on DOMA and California's Proposition 8. These activities coincided with the San Francisco Pride Festival, one of the largest in the country. With crowds estimated at over 1.8 million, the mood was celebratory and festive.

Thank You, Mr. Black

Reed Abplanalp-Cowan | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Reed Abplanalp-Cowan

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.

Anna Almendrala

PHOTOS: West Hollywood Celebrates Prop 8 Defeat | Anna Almendrala | Posted 06.27.2013 | Los Angeles

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

Shred of Hope - a Fundraiser for Homeless LGBTQ Teenagers

Kalup Linzy | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Kalup Linzy

It's estimated that there are more than 4000 homeless youth in NYC -- but at present, there are only 400 beds available for this population. 100 percent of the proceeds from Shred of Hope will go directly to the Ali Forney Center, the largest organization helping homeless LGBTQ youth.

LOOK: Dustin Lance Black, Adam Lambert And Others Get Creative For Homeless LGBT Youth

The Huffington Post | Glennisha Morgan | Posted 01.27.2014 | Gay Voices

New York's Ali Forney Center (AFC), who provides housing for homeless and runaway lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth has recently col...