Nasty NM Gov Susana Martinez Better Find Herself A New Gay Hairdresser

When New Mexico governor Susana Martinez had her people called hair stylist Antonio Darden and book her another appointment (whether to touch up her roots or file down her horns, we’re not sure), he said enough is enough. Tired of Martinez’s position against marriage equality, Darden told the guv’s lackey Martinez could go to SuperCuts or get a Flowbee, ‘cause he was done chopping the locks of a bigot.

“Because of her stances and her views on this I told her aides no. They called the next day, asking if I’d changed my mind about taking the governor in and I said no again.”

Openly gay, Darden runs Antonio’s Salon in Santa Fe and has been with his partner for 15 years. “I think it’s just equality, dignity for everyone,” he says. “I think everybody should be allowed the right to be together.”

Firstly, all you Santa Fe gays need to get yourself on Mr. Antonio’s waiting list. Because this bitch just passed on one of the most lucrative gigs a stylist can get to take a political stance. (We don’t even recycle.)

And secondly, when are we gonna have that National Day Without Gay People everyone keeps threatening to hold? Let’s see them brides, flower shops, Starbucks and Republican congressmen keep things going without us!

Photo: New Mexico State Government

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  • bystander

    you mean NM governor not MM governor…. right?

  • Johnathan Publix

    Governor Martinez has also removed safe sex materials targeted for gays. There was a pamphlet that was in the middle of the issue that has caused NM Department of Health to pull all public health educational materials.

    Have a look. We have the pamphlet in PDF format. There is a much deeper story here than the pamphlet! We are NM Department of Health Employees.

  • Steve

    If all of the gay hairdressers refuse to serve hateful politicians, I am sure they could find _somebody_ to cut their hair, but it won’t be pretty.

    If all of the gay musicians refuse to play at hateful churches, I am sure they could find _somebody_ to make noise for their Sunday services, but it won’t be pretty.

    If all of the gay priests refuse to say mass at hateful churches, they would just have to cancel the show.

  • Macmantoo

    Perhaps if Governor Christi’s chef would stop feeding him maybe he might change his mind, or at least lose a few pounds. I think it’s time for gays to stop kowtowing to the politicians.

  • This I love

    Didn’t watch clip, but the article is like food for my gay soul. Thx.

  • Bob

    With a name like ‘Martinez’ I wonder how she would like it if we all discriminated against Mexicans?

  • Jim Hlavac

    Showing the size and scope of the gay economy, and the positions of gay business owners, by refusing service to politicians, politicos and religious figures, then perhaps these people will get a better concept of exactly whom and where we are. I’m all for it.

  • kathy

    That bitch got what she deserves. Everyone should have the right to get married. Im ashamed to know that shes mexican. Fuck her

  • pedro

    @Bob: She hates Mexicans too…She has used the immigration issue as a successful wedge issue in the state of NM, to get the bigot vote…There’s even talk of her getting on the GOP presidential ballot…She’s truly a disgusting human being…But unlike Kathy, I’m not ashamed that she’s mexican…Kathy you’re an idiot…She is an individual, I always find it pathetic when blacks or hispanics say that one fool in their ethnic bracket makes them ashamed of their whole race…That’s internalized racism…Do you ever see whites feeling guilty when one white person does something stupid? Of course not…STop the self hate.

  • kathy

    U dumass pedro. Im proud to be mexican i never said i wasn’t. N im not feeling guilty for her she can fuck her self for all i care. Stop acting like your so fucking high n mighty n let me express my self how ever the hell i want. Im not judging you so dont judge me…

  • Usagi

    @pedro: As a white man I can safely say I feel ashamed a LOT because of what other white people do. We’re not a very bright bunch, you know.

  • Isaac C

    @Usagi: As a white/Latin man, I find your comment extremely offensive and completely inaccurate. You must suffer from “white guilt.”

  • CBRad

    @Usagi: Then stay off of our computer invention. (Etc.)

  • Allie

    Hope everybody has realized what kind of disgusting human being this ugly skank is and nobody votes for her next time

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