All posts tagged "equality maryland"

  • New Blood

    Equality Maryland has announced that Kate Runyon, of Ann Arbor, Mich., will be taking over as the GLBT-advocacy group's new executive director. The former interim...

  • 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...

  • Judicial Jousting

    Equal-rights advocates in Maryland say they are disappointed, but not discouraged, following a Montgomery County Circuit Court judge's July 24 ruling in favor of Citizens...

  • Prepared for the Worst

    Equal-rights advocates in Maryland are hoping for the best while preparing for the worst, regarding Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Robert A. Greenberg's upcoming ruling...

  • 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...

  • Battlefield Montgomery

    Equality Maryland announced June 10 that it has raised $50,000 to support Basic Rights Montgomery, a coalition formed to preserve the county's transgender anti-discrimination law....

  • 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...

  • Montgomery County's Trans Ally

    The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force and residents of Montgomery County have joined forces with Equality Maryland, the state's GLBT equal-rights advocacy group, in...

  • 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...

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