Gregory Hinton

Gregory  Hinton Gregory Hinton is the creator and producer of Out West™, a historic national program series dedicated to illuminating the history and culture of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) communities in the American West. Partnering with western museums, libraries, and universities, Out West programming – lectures, films, plays, gallery exhibitions – is now presented nationally. Hinton has most recently co-founded "Out West in the Rockies," a dedicated LGBT archive of the West at the University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center in Laramie, Wyoming. Hinton has published four critically acclaimed novels, including Cathedral City (2001); Desperate Hearts (2002), The Way Things Ought to Be (2003); and Santa Monica Canyon, (2007). He holds producer credits on seven feature films including It’s My Party (1996), which premiered at Sundance, and Circuit (2003.) Staged theatrical readings include Beyond Brokeback and Diversity Day. He produced three performances of the marriage equality play ‘8’, by Dustin Lance Black, in Colorado, Montana and Nevada. His play, Waiting for a Chinook, received its world premiere at the Snowy Range Summer Theatre Festival in Wyoming. The son of a Montana newspaper family, Greg was born on the Fort Peck Reservation in Wolf Point. He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder; graduating with a B.S. in Business Management. He holds a 2009 Residency at Ucross Foundation; and a 2011 Resident Fellowship at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West for his abstract, “Out West with Buffalo Bill.” Greg is a founding member of the Gay & Lesbian Rodeo Heritage Foundation, and belongs to the LGBTQ Alliance of the American Alliance of Museums. Gregory Hinton lives in Los Angeles dividing his time between California, Colorado, Wyoming, and Montana.