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Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, British Olympian engaged

Thursday, October 1, 2015
This is a  Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo of British Olympic diver Tom Daley and Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, right as they pose for photographers upon arrival at the Pride of Britain Awards 2015 in London. Tom Daley and Dustin Lance Black have announced their engagement. The announcement was published in The Times newspaper Thursday Oct. 1, 2015 but did not disclose a date for the marriage.
The announcement was published in The Times newspaper Thursday, but did not disclose a date for the marriage. ...

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Straight teen discovers best friend is gay in new film from Coca-Cola

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Scene from "El SMS (The Text)," directed by Dustin Lance Black
Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black produces “El SMS (The Text),” a short film about two best friends. ...

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College to pay Dustin Lance Black $26,000 for rescinded invite

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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PASADENA, Calif. -- A California community college has agreed to pay Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black $26,000 not to sue after the school rescinded an invitation to speak at commencement. ...

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Book ignites media slugfest over history of marriage equality movement

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
To say there’s been a flurry of discussion around the release of a new book Tuesday on the legal case that challenged California’s Proposition 8 would be an understatement. The book, “Forcing the Spring,” by The New York Times writer ...

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College rescinds commencement invite to Dustin Lance Black over sex photos

Friday, April 18, 2014
Dustin Lance Black
PASADENA, Calif. -- Pasadena City College has rescinded an invitation to Oscar-winning screenwriter, actor and LGBT rights activist Dustin Lance Black to speak at its commencement ceremony because they fear sexually explicit photos of Black that surfaced on the internet ...

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Olympian Tom Daley’s mystery man: Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black

Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Dustin Lance Black (left) and Tom Daley
LONDON — British Olympic diver Tom Daley, who revealed publicly for the first time on Monday that he is in a relationship with another man, is dating LGBT activist and Oscar-winning filmmaker Dustin Lance Black, according to E! News, and ...

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Entertainment world leads outcry against Russia’s anti-gay law

Saturday, August 10, 2013
Ignat Kozlov, APOlympic rings for the 2014 Winter Olympics installed in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, in southern Russia.
LONDON — From Hollywood to Broadway, the entertainment industry is using its star power and financial muscle to raise a storm of protest over the anti-gay legislation in Russia that is battering the image of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. ...

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Wise up, Dustin Lance Black!

Sunday, April 29, 2012
The moment I saw Dustin Lance Black’s headline in the Hollywood Reporter all my admiration came a-tumbling. While one cannot disregard the work of the screenwriter turned activist and its impetus on marriage equality, his latest critique of President Obama, ...

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All-star reading of Prop 8 trial play raises $2 million toward marriage equality fight

Monday, March 5, 2012
LOS ANGELES -- A star-studded benefit reading of of Dustin Lance Black's play "8," featuring Brad Pitt and George Clooney, raised more than $2 million Saturday night for the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), and gave YouTube viewers around ...

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Clooney takes a stand for gay marriage; study says marriage equality makes you 13% healthier

Monday, December 19, 2011
George Clooney takes a stand for marriage equality with his latest role. A new study connects anti-gay marriage laws to cardiovascular disease. Republican voters increasingly favor marriage equality, but this week several presidential frontrunners had some particularly unpleasant things to ...

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