Stories by Matt Baume

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Before Stonewall: How the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot Sparked the LGBT Civil Rights Movement

Everyone already knows about the Stonewall Riots, but in August 1966, the Compton’s Cafeteria Riot in San Francisco was an early blow for LGBT rights

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History
The Mattachine Society Helped Lay the Groundwork for Queer Liberation

The Mattachine Society was eventually seen as too reserved, but it laid the groundwork for the entire LGBTQ rights movement

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Film
12 Quotable Campy Movies Every Queer Person Should See at Least Once

Campy movies are like a language that queer people use to communicate our experiences, values and community

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Film
The Weird, True Story Behind ‘Little Shop Of Horrors’ (and Its Secret Lost Ending)

The unlikely backstory behind one of the weirdest, best movie musicals ever made — and the secret, lost ending!

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