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Tom Daley to spend Christmas with boyfriend

December 15th, 2013 10:20am EST
Tom Daley
Tom Daley will spend Christmas with his boyfriend and family.
The 19-year-old diver has been dating Dustin Lance Black since spring and - after he opened up about his sexuality earlier this month - the couple are set to take a "big step" forward this festive season.
An insider told the Sunday Mirror newspaper: "This is a big step for Tom.
"He'd promised his family he'd spend Christmas with them and has loads of plans with his pals so now he'll get to have Dustin with him."
It is reported Tom recently introduced the Oscar-winning screenwriter to his mother Debbie and brothers William and Ben...

Tom Daley and partner to marry and have kids?

December 13th, 2013 4:20am EST
Tom Daley
Tom Daley and his partner could marry and have children soon.
The 19-year-old Olympian and his boyfriend, Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black - who have been dating since the spring - have gone public with their romance after they were spotted sharing smoothies in Houston, Texas, and it is thought the pair could already be discussing tying the knot and adopting a child together.
British filmmaker Duncan Roy - who lives near Dustin in Los Angeles - wrote in a blog post: "It seems that Lance may have found in Tom Daley a young man he can marry who shares his desire for an immediat...

British Diver Tom Daley Reportedly Dating Screenwriter Dustin Lance Black

December 4th, 2013 9:49am EST
Tom Daley
British diver Tom Daley is reportedly dating screenwriter Dustin Lance Black.

The Olympian came out on Monday in a video posted to YouTube, telling fans that he wanted to "put an end to all the rumors" about his sexuality.

Daley, who won the bronze for England at last year's Summer Olympics, said, "I've been dating girls and I've never really had a serious relationship to talk about and now I feel ready to talk about my relationships. Come spring this year my life changed massively when I met someone and it made me feel so happy, so safe, and everything just feels great. And, well, that s...

Tom Daley's boyfriend is Dustin Lance Black - report

December 4th, 2013 3:10am EST
Dustin Lance Black
British Olympian-turned-TV star Tom Daley's boyfriend is Hollywood screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, according to a U.K. report.

The 19-year-old diving star, who won a bronze medal at the 2012 London Olympics and went on to front U.K. reality TV show Splash!, told his fans on Monday (02Dec13) that he was dating a man in a candid video posted on YouTube.com.

He kept his partner's identity a secret, but Britain's The Sun claims his mystery lover is Oscar winner Black, who wrote the screenplay for gay rights movie Milk and is 20 years older than the athlete.

A source tells the newspaper, "He...

Dustin Lance Black: 'Ender's Game' Boycott Is A 'Waste Of Energy'

July 15th, 2013 6:07pm EDT
Dustin Lance Black
Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black isn't backing an Internet movement to boycott Ender's Game.

Last week we reported Geeks Out was starting a boycott of the sci-fi film due to author Orson Scott Card's public statements on homosexuality. However, the openly gay Black has no plans to join the movement and has called it a "waste of energy."

The LGBT activist Black writes on his Facebook page, "Boycotting a movie made by 99% lgbt equality folks in an lgbt equality industry is a waste of our collective energy. Making one phone call to a relative in the south who isn’t quite there yet wou...

Two Jews' Review 'J. Edgar' And Duke It Out Over Eastwood's Biopic (Video)

November 8th, 2011 1:00pm EST
J. Edgar
Two Jews on Film - By Joan Alperin-Schwartz: Every once in awhile, you experience a performance by an actor that simply blows your mind. That's exactly what happened to me, when I watched Leonardo DiCaprio portray J. Edgar Hoover in Clint Eastwood's new film, 'J. Edgar.'

What makes a great performance are the subtle things an actor does. Things that inform the character… a gesture, a look, body language, the tilt of the head. DiCaprio obviously understands this because he absolutely nails the part.

Equally brilliant, is Armie Hammer (The Social Network) as Clyde Tolson, Hoover's long ti...

GQ Australia Bosses Apologize For Taylor Lautner Gay Question

October 20th, 2011 8:42am EDT
Taylor Lautner
Editors at Australia's GQ magazine have come under fire for asking Taylor Lautner if gay movie bosses Gus Van Sant and Dustin Lance Black once made a pass at him.

In a recent interview with the publication, the Twilight star was asked if openly gay filmmaker Van Sant and screenwriter Black had come on to him at a dinner the trio shared in Los Angeles.

Lautner replied, "No, definitely not. I think they know I'm straight. But they're great guys. They're a lot of fun. It's not a coincidence that there was a writer, a director, and an actor at dinner."

Oscar winner Black was quick to reac...

Ellen DeGeneres Tops Anderson Cooper On Out Magazine's Power 50 List

April 28th, 2011 10:30am EDT
Ellen DeGeneres
Comedienne and chat show host Ellen Degeneres, newsman Anderson Cooper and Walt Disney boss Rich Ross have been named among the 10 Most Influential Gays and Lesbians in America in a new magazine poll.

DeGeneres comes in second behind Apple boss Tim Cook on Out magazine's 2011 Power 50 List. Cooper is third and Ross is 10th.

Designers Marc Jacobs and Tom Ford, film producer Scott Rudin, Glee creator Ryan Murphy, blogger Perez Hilton, music mogul David Geffen and actor Neil Patrick Harris make the top 20.

Jodie Foster, singer Adam Lambert, Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black and The Kids Ar...

Dustin Lance Black Apologizes For Gay Sex Picture Leak

June 14th, 2009 5:00pm EDT
Dustin Lance Black
Oscar winner Dustin Lance Black has apologized for the intimate pictures leaked online on Friday - which showed the Milk screenwriter having unprotected gay sex.

Photo agency Starzlife obtained the scandalous snaps featuring the gay writer/director having intercourse.

And as news about a possible sex tape surfaces, Black has released a statement urging people not to have sex without a condom.

He says, "It is unfortunate that individuals and other outside parties are trying to profit from material which is clearly private. I have had the privilege to speak to people across the count...

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