All posts tagged "equality maryland"

  • 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...

  • Resolution to Wed

    The Kensington, Md., Town Council passed a civil marriage equality resolution on Monday, Dec. 10, calling on Maryland legislators to enact the Religious Freedom &...

  • 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...

  • Marriage Blow to Maryland

    Mere hours after the Maryland Court of Appeals announced its decision Tuesday to uphold a 1973 state law defining marriage as a union between a...

  • Comprehensive Curriculum

    Eighth and 10th grade students in Montgomery County's public schools will embark on a controversial sexual- education curriculum this fall that includes discussion of sexual...

  • Defeated Bill

    The House Judiciary Committee voted 12-8 against Del. Don Dwyer's (R-Anne Arundel) proposed amendment that would ban marriage rights for same-sex couples in the state...

  • Local News Briefs

    Virginia Legislative Session wraps Sarah Gustafson, president of Equality Fairfax, says she is ''pleased'' with the outcome of Virginia's 2007 legislative session, which convened Jan....

  • Local Politics: A Look Back at 2006

    Ballot Boxes Fenty IT MAY HAVE seemed like a political gimmick when Adrian Fenty ran his months-long campaign focusing on knocking on just about ever...

  • One More Step

    No one knows how long it will take Maryland's Court of Appeals to reach a decision on the fate of a 1973 state law that...

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