Stories by Matt Baume

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Under the Cover of Night: 10 of America’s Most Famous Gay Cruising Spots, Past and Present

It’s illegal to have sex in public, but it’s also a fact that repressive laws often left LGBTQ people with few other options

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The Katharine Hepburn Film ‘Stage Door’ Was Surprisingly Queer for 1937

The 1937 film ‘Stage Door’ is one of Katherine Hepburn’s sweetest films and a surprisingly queer one, given the era in which it was made

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The Classic Film ‘9 to 5’ Was Almost a Murder-Centric Dark Comedy

Though the film ‘9 to 5’ was an immediate smash hit, the film was almost a drama and a dark comedy about murdering your jerk of a boss

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The Crazy Backstory Behind ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’

It was the unlikely little movie that nobody would believe in at first, and now it’s an icon of drag cinema. How did ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ ever get made?

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