Dustin Lance Black’s 'Mama’s Boy' is about changing minds one at a time

Oscar-winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black is the subject of a new documentary that dives into his work to find common ground with the Mormon church on gay rights, coming out to his mom, and working to overturn Prop 8. Photo by Alain Benainous Gamma-Rapho/Getty Images/HBO.

Dustin Lance Black grew up in a conservative Mormon household and struggled to reconcile that when he realized he was gay. His memoir “Mama’s Boy” has been adapted into an HBO documentary.

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