Black Lives Matter
Subscribe To
The Advocate
Scroll To Top

When We Rise

The ABC miniseries, When We Rise, was created by Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black and is based on a book of the same name by activist Cleve Jones. When We Rise aired over four nights.

For one writer, watching When We Rise drove home the fact that in her formative years, film and television never represented the possibility of lifelong love between women. 

March 14 2017 8:00 AM

The ABC miniseries may be over, but the fight for LGBT rights marches on, said creator Dustin Lance Black.

March 03 2017 9:26 PM

"The verdict is not in yet," said the creator of the LGBT miniseries, which received initial reports of low viewership.

March 03 2017 7:05 PM

Creator Dustin Lance Black discussed the show's third night, including why he included archival footage of a "heartbreaking" cameo and the AIDS Memorial Quilt.

March 02 2017 9:26 PM

Low ratings continue to plague LGBT television shows.

March 02 2017 3:08 PM

Creator Dustin Lance Black discusses the show's second installment, which depicts how LGBT people respond when law and order fails them.

March 01 2017 8:44 PM
1