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Dustin Lance Black

Nominated in Activism

About Dustin Lance Black

When he’s not busy screenwriting, directing, winning an Academy Award, or traveling the world with celebrity diver and fiancé Tom Daley, Dustin Lance Black is activating for the rights of his LGBTQ+ community. He’s a leader in Hollywood for bringing stories about gay rights to the screen and stage, most recently with his play 8 about the federal trial that overturned Proposition 8, California’s law banning same-sex marriage. His hundreds of thousands of followers watch as he makes waves of progress in a society that sometimes needs a prominent voice to effect change.

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