In Person: Photographer and Filmmaker Timothy Greenfield-Sanders
In The Out List, a diverse cross section of leaders from entertainment, business, sports, and public service discuss intimate stories on childhood; understanding gender and sexuality; building careers while out; and the challenges facing the LGBTQ community. Against the backdrop of historic Supreme Court hearings on same-sex marriage and financial equality, subjects recall joyous moments of acceptance and romance, along with painful instances of intolerance and discrimination, offering unique modern perspectives on being out in America.
After the screening, Anne Wilkes Tucker, the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, leads a brief discussion with the filmmaker, photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. A book signing follows.
Over the past 10 years, Greenfield-Sanders has forged a successful second career directing and producing documentaries, including About Face: Supermodels Then and Now, The Black List, and The Latino List. The exhibition The Out List is on view in Houston at Hiram Butler Gallery through November 30.
Among the Profiles
• Dustin Lance Black: award-winning screenwriter (Milk), producer, director, and social activist
• Lady Bunny: promoter, DJ, and drag queen; appears on the TV series RuPaul’s Drag U
• R. Clark Cooper: former executive director of Log Cabin Republicans; served in Iraq in Army Reserve
• Wade Davis: former pro football player, assistant director at the Hetrick-Martin Institute in New York
• Ellen DeGeneres: stand-up comedian, actress, and TV host; married to actress Portia de Rossi
• Twiggy Pucci Garcon: ballroom performer, founder of the House of Pucci, community health specialist at HIV/AIDS nonprofit FACES NY
• Neil Patrick Harris: actor (How I Met Your Mother); has two children with his partner, David Burtka
• Larry Kramer: cofounder of Gay Men's Health Crisis and ACT UP; playwright and Pulitzer Prize finalist
• Cynthia Nixon: actress (Sex and the City)
• Suze Orman: finance author and host of The Suze Orman Show
• Jake Shears: lead vocalist of the pop group Scissor Sisters
• Wanda Sykes: stand-up comedian and actress (Curb Your Enthusiasm)
• Lupe Valdez: the first female, Latina, and lesbian sheriff of Dallas County
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