STOMP Out Bullying Calls To Change The Culture This National Bullying Prevention Month

STOMP Out Bullying Calls To Change The Culture This National Bullying Prevention Month Oct 2, 2017

In honor of October’s National Bullying Prevention Month, STOMP Out Bullying, the leading national nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture for all students, calls on the nation to support their mission by raising awareness around the need to develop a society focused on kindness and inclusivity. More
Uzo Aduba And Dustin Lance Black To Be Honored By Point Foundation

Uzo Aduba And Dustin Lance Black To Be Honored By Point Foundation Feb 17, 2017

Point Foundation will honor Emmy Award-winning actress and star of Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black” Uzo Aduba, and Academy Award-winning writer and director Dustin Lance Black, at the annual Point Honors Gala at the majestic Plaza Hotel April 3, 2017.

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Dustin Lance Black to Dedicate Historic Marker to First LGBT National March Organizers

Dustin Lance Black to Dedicate Historic Marker to First LGBT National March Organizers Jul 19, 2016

The Equality Forum, the nation’s premier lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights summit, announced today that Academy Award-winning screenwriter and LGBT activist, Dustin Lance Black, will serve as the keynote speaker for the Philadelphia Conference Historic Marker Dedication slated for Wednesday, July 27th from 11:00 – 11:30 am (ET) at the Arch Street Meeting House (320 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106). More
Sting To Perform At Uprising Of Love Concert

Sting To Perform At Uprising Of Love Concert Aug 19, 2014

On Monday, September 15, Executive Producers Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk, Silver Linings Playbook) will present Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre. More
Elton John Raises $6 Million For Charity At Oscar Viewing Party

Elton John Raises $6 Million For Charity At Oscar Viewing Party Feb 25, 2013

The 21st annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party hosted by Sir Elton John and David Furnish raised $6 million for the fight against HIV/AIDS. More
Join The Stars At The Advocate 45th Event For LGBT

Join The Stars At The Advocate 45th Event For LGBT Mar 16, 2012

The stars will be out at the Beverly Hilton on March 29 for The Advocate 45th Presented by Lexus, an event that will celebrate the heroes and champions who have made significant strides in the LGBT community over the past 45 years. More
Stars Flock To See Brad Pitt And George Clooney Tackle Equal Rights

Stars Flock To See Brad Pitt And George Clooney Tackle Equal Rights Mar 5, 2012

On Saturday night, the American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact presented the West Coast premiere reading of the play 8 before a sold-out crowd in Los Angeles and a worldwide audience watching on YouTube. More
Brad Pitt Joins Cast For West Coast Performance Of 8

Brad Pitt Joins Cast For West Coast Performance Of 8 Mar 1, 2012

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact are pleased to announce the addition of Golden Globe-winner and Academy and Emmy Award-nominee Brad Pitt to the cast of the West Coast premiere reading of the play 8. More
Final Cast List For West Coast Premiere Of 8 Released

Final Cast List For West Coast Premiere Of 8 Released Feb 16, 2012

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact are proud to announce the full cast for the West Coast premiere of “8,” an unprecedented account of the Federal District Court trial in Perry v. Schwarzenegger (now Perry v. Brown), the case filed by AFER to overturn Proposition 8, which stripped gay and lesbian Californians of the fundamental freedom to marry. More
John Legend To Perform At Characters Unite Storytelling Event

John Legend To Perform At Characters Unite Storytelling Event Feb 3, 2012

USA Network and The Moth present will present A More Perfect Union: Stories of Prejudice and Power – a Characters Unite Storytelling Event – on February 15. 
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Stars Take On 8 For Charity

Stars Take On 8 For Charity Jan 23, 2012

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER) and Broadway Impact are proud to announce an all-star cast for the West Coast premiere of “8,” a play chronicling the historic trial in the federal constitutional challenge to California’s Proposition 8, written by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and AFER Founding Board Member Dustin Lance Black and directed by acclaimed actor and director and AFER Founding Board Member Rob Reiner. More
Lady Gaga Honored At Trevor Live Celebrity Charity Event

Lady Gaga Honored At Trevor Live Celebrity Charity Event Dec 6, 2011

On Sunday, December 4, 2011, The Trevor Project honored Lady Gaga with the Trevor Hero Award and Google Inc. with the Trevor 2020 Award during “Trevor Live” presented by Audi of America and ING and directed by Adam Shankman. More
Celebrities To Wear Purple For Spirit Day

Celebrities To Wear Purple For Spirit Day Oct 19, 2011

The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) will join millions of lesbian gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people and allies by participating in Spirit Day and wearing purple on October 20, 2011. More
Celebrity Cast For New Proposition 8 Play

Celebrity Cast For New Proposition 8 Play Sep 14, 2011

The American Foundation for Equal Rights (AFER), in partnership with Broadway Impact, has announced additional casting and roles for the highly anticipated one-night only staged reading of “8,” a new play chronicling the historic trial in the federal legal challenge to California’s Proposition 8. More
Dustin Lance Black Supports Homecoming Project For LGBT Youth

Dustin Lance Black Supports Homecoming Project For LGBT Youth Aug 30, 2011

As a new school year begins, the Homecoming Project is urging successful lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) adults to join its campaign to provide positive role models for LGBT high school students. More
Natalie Portman Joins Celebrities In Supporting Freedom To Marry

Natalie Portman Joins Celebrities In Supporting Freedom To Marry Jun 8, 2011

Natalie Portman and her fiance, Benjamin Millepied, are the latest stars to sign a letter urging Barack Obama to consider the marriage rights of same-sex couples. More
Kim Catrall Honored At GLAAD Awards

Kim Catrall Honored At GLAAD Awards May 16, 2011

On Saturday night, GLAAD honored the media’s most outstanding images of the LGBT community at the GLAAD Media Awards in San Francisco, presented nationally by ROKK Vodka and locally by Southwest Airlines. Advocates, allies and celebrities joined host Naya Rivera (Glee) at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis to celebrate the people and stories that are moving Americans toward equality for all. More
Milk Screenwriter To Be Honored By Charity

Milk Screenwriter To Be Honored By Charity Jun 11, 2009

Academy Award-winning screenwriter, director, film and television producer Dustin Lance Black will be honored at a special gala event in Hollywood this weekend. More
LTTS Exclusive: An Interview With Dustin Lance Black, "Milk" Screenwriter

LTTS Exclusive: An Interview With Dustin Lance Black, "Milk" Screenwriter Mar 27, 2009

Look To The Stars’ Celebrity Ambassador recently had the pleasure of meeting and speaking with one of Hollywood’s finest writers at the 2009 Writers Guild Awards, the deeply passionate and talented writer of ‘Milk’, Dustin Lance Black. Not only did his script earn him recognition for its humanitarian message from his peers at the Writers Guild Awards, but also an Oscar for best original screenplay. More
LTTS Exclusive: Inside A Night To Make A Difference with Host Michelle Vink

LTTS Exclusive: Inside A Night To Make A Difference with Host Michelle Vink Feb 27, 2009

Look To The Stars’ lead host, Michelle Vink was on hand as a host of Leeza Gibbons' A Night To Make A Difference Fundraiser on Oscar night. Read her story below: More