Birth Name: Dustin Lance Black
Birth Place: Sacramento, California, USA
Born in Sacramento, CA in 1979, Black was raised in a devoutly Mormon military family in San Antonio, TX before relocating to Salinas, CA after his mother's remarriage. The religious and political atmosphere of his early years clashed mightily with his sexuality; Black knew he was gay from an early age, but kept his true nature secret for fear of abuse at the hands of others. As a result, his childhood was a secretive and deeply painful one; reportedly, Black considered suicide during this formative period.
He found solace in the local theater, and delved deeply into every aspect of that world -from acting and technical work to apprenticing with local directors. Black's passion for perform... Continue Bio >>
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DAY 36: a look through the window of the "Memorial to Homosexuals Persecuted Under Nazism" #Berlin #triparoundtheworld
Thursday 21st of August 2014 03:50:45 PM
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Weddings were set to begin today in my family's state of VA, but I woke up in Berlin to learn that the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the 4th Circuit’s decision in our Bostic case that found VA’s marriage ban unconstitutional.
SCOTUS has signaled this fight isn't over... so at AFER, we won't stop fighting.
Our lawyers will ask the Supreme Court to review our case immediately so that it can rule on #MarriageEquality once and FOR ALL, extending equality to all gay and lesbian couples and families no matter where they live.
American Foundation for Equal Rights |
AFER is dedicated to achieving full marriage equality nationwide. The organization brought together Ted Olson and David Boies to challenge Prop. 8 in federal court and is now the organizational sponsor of a federal court case in Virginia.
Thursday 21st of August 2014 05:21:51 AM