Results tagged “Baltimore” from Last Word

Baltimore's gay business community recently experienced an online kerfuffle over the city's annual Pride Block Party. The raucous, outdoor event is a production of the the city's LGBT community center, and it regularly draws a large, diverse crowd. This year it is scheduled for Saturday, June 15, 2013. The party will be preceded by a High Heel Race, and a Parade featuring ... [Read]

"I can assure you that gay people getting married will have zero effect on your life. They won't come into your house and steal your children. They won't magically turn you into a lustful cockmonster. They won't even overthrow the government in an orgy of hedonistic debauchery because all of a sudden they have the same legal rights as the ... [Read]

Edwin O'Brien, Baltimore's soon-to-be Cardinal, used a speech this week to denounce marriage rights for Maryland's gay and lesbian couples. He angrily attacked the pending passage of marriage bills in the House and Senate. Maryland's Governor, Martin O'Malley, is a strong supporter of marriage equality and he helped to introduce the bills this past Tuesday. On Wednesday, O'Brien put his own spin ... [Read]

This week, Baltimore, MD is host to a large gathering of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender activsts who are attending the NGLTF's 24th Creating Change Conference. Several young college students have posted videos on YouTube discussing their personal experiences at the conferences "queer" institutes, along with theirs reactions to speakers and their thoughts about the effectiveness of specialized workshops. Topics ... [Read]