Matt Baume

Series star Ted Danson was a champion of "The Boys in the Bar," which featured a progressive (for its time) coming-out narrative, Seattle writer Matt Baume finds.
A 44-year-old episode of the CBS sitcom featured Beverly La Salle, an empowered drag character, writer Matt Baume notes in his "Culture Cruise" series.
An early "In the House" episode helped show that drag could be a source of personal strength, writer Matt Baume notes.
Writer Matt Baume recalls the Fox sitcom's "surprisingly sensitive" look at LGBTQ life well before marriage equality became law.
Writer Matt Baume examines an episode of the sci-fi series that feels particularly relevant in the wake of Donald Trump's transgender service member ban.