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“Is Donald Trump a Friend to “The Gays”?” | New Video by Matt Baume

Get’m Matt! “Ask the gays,” Donald said, “who’s your friend?” Well, the gays are ready with their answer, and it’s probably not what he wanted. Here are some of Donald’s quotes about marriage equality, civil unions, and job protections for LGBTs … and also some “friends” that Donald Trump might not want the gays to […]

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Debunking Transphobic Bathroom Panic by Matt Baume

“Who’s at risk if trans people have equal access to restroom facilities? In Houston and across the country, Mike Huckabee and friends love to claim that nondiscrimination bills mean that “men could use the women’s bathroom,” which simply isn’t true. Here’s how to push back against the transphobic lie that men are sneaking into women’s […]

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The Truth Behind the Stonewall trailer (And What Was Left Out) by Matt Baume | Video

Check out Matt Baume’s new video titled, The Real Queens and Kings of Stonewall. Everyone was excited to catch wind that the first trailer came out for the film Stonewall. Then they watched trailer and now outrage has broken out because it appears it has erased major players in the historic event. “That trailer for the […]

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New Book: Personal Stories of Marriage Equality by Matt Baume

  “A ground-breaking new book reveals the personal stories of people who fought for the freedom to marry over the last 45 years.” “Defining Marriage: Voices from a Forty Year Labor of Love traces the decades-long evolution of marriage through the previously-untold struggles of those who lived through it. Writer Matt Baume provides an intimate […]

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Texas Planning to Defy Supreme Court Marriage Ruling: May 11 Marriage News Watch

“Texas lawmakers vote this week on whether the state should officially defy the Supreme Court’s ruling on marriage. Alabama and Minnesota are debating bills to undermine marriage equality. At least one presidential candidate seems to think that if elected he could veto the Supreme Court. But a new survey shows that Americans are getting tired […]

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The Four Worst Supreme Court Arguments on Marriage | Apr 6 | Marriage News Watch

    The more you know… “Michigan says that they don’t want to let gay people get married because that would be demeaning to gay people. Kentucky says that their marriage ban isn’t discriminatory, since LGBTs are free to get straight-married. Ohio wants to maintain its marriage ban out of concern for the people who […]

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What Happy Pigs and Bigoted Weasels Have in Common by Matt Baume

  Food for thought. Nice sweater Matt. Last week, Senator James Lankford (Oklahoma) and Representative Randy Forbes (Virginia) jumped on the fact that Chipotle suspended a pork supplier for failing to provide proper animal care. Then they twisted that news through a tangle of logic until it was sly justification for businesses to refuse service […]

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Laws to Stop Marriage Equality Grow Increasingly Weird

  “Texas is pushing a proposed law that would let the state overrule the Supreme Court. There’s just one problem: they can’t actually do that. Alabama judges have decided that they don’t have to obey federal courts either, except that in reality, they do. And Oklahoma politician wants to switch from marriage licenses to marriage […]

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Anti-Gay Politicians Stop Bragging About Having a Gay Friend | Matt Baume’s Nod to the Golden Girls

No politician who says “but I have gay friends!” actually has any. So why do they keep saying it? Join four friends as they gather around the cheesecake to gab and gossip about the nature of friendship, sneaky lawmakers, and a certain notorious retirement community. Find more Matt Baume Instagram | Youtube | Twitter  

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Texas Gets Things Wrong | Marriage News Watch with Matt Baume

  “Texas lawmakers are gunning for the judge who let two lesbians to get married. Meanwhile, homophobic lawmakers celebrate the 10th anniversary of the state’s marriage ban. There’s just one problem: the law will probably be overturned before it actually turns ten. Plus various native American tribes are in the process of legalizing marriage.” American […]

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The Phantom Roadmap to LGBT Discrimination by Matt Baume

I love Matt Baume’s mind! And is it wrong to wonder if he is a good kisser? “Scheming villains thirst to rollback the progress our nation has attained toward full LGBT equality. But, could they actually do it? Insidious laws like Arkansas’ innocent-sounding “Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act” (sb202) may provide the roadmap.” Say hi to […]