All posts tagged "dan furmansky"

  • Millennials Moving Beyond Marriage

    They've been called the ''Me Generation'' by Time magazine. They're steeped in social media and technology. They're possibly the most educated generation, according to Pew...

  • North and South

    After five years housed in Silver Spring, Equality Maryland has returned to its ''hometown,'' Baltimore. “The move back to Baltimore is a strategic one, part...

  • Outing the Vote

    According to figures posted by the D.C. Board of Elections and Ethics, the District of Columbia counts about 330,000 registered voters. About 90 percent of...

  • Free State Victory

    The nearly yearlong struggle to implement Montgomery County's anti-discrimination law inclusive of gender identity -- blocked by Citizens for Responsible Government (CRG) following the law's...

  • Discrimination Wins One

    Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Greenberg ruled Wednesday, June 11, that Equality Maryland and Lambda Legal missed the Maryland Board of Election's deadline...

  • Furmansky's Farewell

    For the past five years, Dan Furmansky has served as the leading voice of Equality Maryland, the primary organization advocating for GLBT-equality in the state....

  • Furmansky Announces Departure

    Dan Furmansky, executive director of Equality Maryland, announced on Wednesday, May 28, that he plans on leaving the organization that advocates for GLBT equality in...

  • Accomplishments and Challenges

    Looking back on Maryland's 2008 legislative session, which concluded on Monday, April 7, Equality Maryland saw reason to celebrate -- as well as reason to...

  • Lavender Legalese

    It was more than a year ago that Lisa Kershner, a lawyer with a private practice in Calverton, Md., and others met with Dan Furmansky,...

  • Pee Shy

    ''Cross-dressing men in your daughter's locker room'' and men lurking in women's restrooms are just some of the things Citizens for a Responsible Government, a...

  • Calling on Annapolis

    When thinking about Equality Maryland's upcoming Lobby Day in Annapolis on Monday, Feb. 11, Dan Furmansky, the equal-rights organization's executive director, can't help but quote...

  • Marriage Buildup

    Lawmakers in Maryland finalized a definition for ''domestic partner'' last week to comply with a state law passed last year that requires insurance companies in...

  • An Ally's Death

    When Maryland's equal rights organization, Equality Maryland, approached democratic State Senator Gwendolyn T. Britt in September about being a lead sponsor of a bill that...

  • Last Word

    ''I don't feel like I should have to hide my sexuality.'' --Bethany Laccone, a student from I.C. Norcom High School in Portsmouth, Va., who was...

  • Dr. Discrimination

    While presenting her testimony to the Montgomery County Council Tuesday, Oct. 2, against the passage of a bill that would protect transgender people by adding...

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