Friday, November 17, 2017

Dustin Lance Black's Full Address and Q&A at The Oxford Union (Video)

The Oxford Union is one the world's most prestigious debating societies which brings international guests and speakers to Oxford. In July of 2017, American screenwriter Dustin Lance Black gave a very inspiring speech about his life as a gay man. In the video below, Black shares his very personal story of how his queerness influenced his career. Enjoy!


Dustin Lance Black is an American screenwriter, director, film and television producer and LGBT rights activist. He has won a Writers Guild of America Award and an Academy Award for the 2008 film Milk. He is also a founding board member of the American Foundation for Equal Rights and writer of 8, a staged reenactment of the federal trial that led to a federal court's overturn of California's Proposition 8.

Dustin Lance Black and British diver Tom Daley married on May 6, 2017 at Bovey Castle in Devon, England.