Blaire Ostler

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Dustin Lance Black to be Interviewed by Blaire Ostler at Affirmation International Conference

September 6, 2020 |

The highlight of the September 26th opening session of the Affirmation International Conference is sure to be an interview of Academy Award® winning filmmaker, writer, and social activist Dustin Lance Black by Blaire Ostler.

Woman Girl Prism Light

We Need to Learn to Live in the Paradoxical State of Weeping and Rejoicing

April 9, 2019 |

Some will despise and ridicule us for our work to stop the abuse and then in the same breath praise the abuser who finally listened to us. Activism isn’t about popularity.

Blaire Ostler

I’m Not Going to Pretend I’m Anything Other Than What I Am: Mormon and Queer

September 25, 2018 |

For me, my sexual orientation and my Mormonism are paralleled in my struggles as a bisexual woman. I’ve felt pulled between two communities I love dearly. The truth is I can’t deny my Mormon identity, motivation, and beliefs any more than I could deny that I’m attracted to multiple genders.