American Foundation for Equal Rights

LA Times: Prop. 8 playwright Dustin Lance Black reflects

The Los Angeles Times profiles our founding board member, Dustin Lance Black, andĀ the contributions his play “8″ made in achieving marriage equality inĀ California:

Wednesday’s high-court ruling struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act and separately cleared the way for sames-sex marriages in California. Speaking by phone Wednesday, Black said that when he first heard the decision, he shed a few tears and then thought of the “hundreds of thousands of gay men and lesbians who came out and shared their stories so that we could have this day and decision.”

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