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  • Many Steps to a First Step

    Dana Beyer, a candidate for Maryland House of Delegates, is one of six candidates seeking the Democratic nomination to represent District 18, which includes Wheaton,...

  • Trans Target

    Montgomery County is a little more trans-inclusive today thanks to Dr. Dana Beyer. The transgender activist, who works as the senior policy advisor for Montgomery...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...

  • Fighting to Keep Equality

    A group of Montgomery County residents, backed by Equality Maryland, filed a lawsuit March 14 against the County Board of Elections for certifying petitions from...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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