Power List 2013: DUSTIN LANCE BLACK

4.10.2013

By Out.com Editors

Screenwriter/Activist/Producer, 38

A tireless activist and advocate for LGBT rights, the writer best known for bringing queer stories to the masses (Milk, J. Edgar) has written 8, a staged re-enactment of a federal trial that led to an appellate court’s overturning of California’s Prop. 8, enlisting Hollywood’s elite to aid in spreading the message and raise funds. Now that the law will be up for review at the Supreme Court, we’ll see how effective his creative efforts have been.

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