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All posts tagged "maryland"

  • Looking Locally

    In the District of Columbia – a vastly Democratic jurisdiction – the real excitement is September's Democratic primary. When Vincent Gray secured the party's nomination...

  • Maryland AG Release Opinion on Marriage UPDATED

    Just days before Washington, D.C.’s new marriage equality law is set to go into effect, the attorney general of neighboring Maryland issued a long-awaited opinion...

  • Marriage Push in Maryland

    Michael Lacey used to be a private person. On Wednesday, March 11, speaking in front of a crowd of about 30 people in a meeting...

  • Lobby Days Loom

    Equal rights organizations in Maryland and Virginia both bid farewell to their longtime leaders last year, making way for two new leaders to head the...

  • Growing Grassroots

    Paquita Wiggins Paquita Wiggins feeds off of adversity. Even before the 31-year-old Chicago native came out as a lesbian, she was advocating for gay equality...

  • Heather Mizeur

    Looking back over the past year, Maryland State Del. Heather Mizeur says she is most proud of a handful of bills that she sponsored 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...

  • 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...

  • Beyer Opts Out

    During a Maryland District 18 forum at Montgomery County's Leland Community Center in Chevy Chase on Sunday, Dec. 9, Dr. Dana Beyer, a transgender Democrat...

  • Where to Live

    You don't need us to tell you that if you're looking for a place to live in D.C. you should check out Dupont and Logan...

  • Making the Most of Maryland

    SOME GAYS AND LESBIANS have found the best of both worlds, urban and suburban, in D.C.'s backyard: Maryland's ever-developing Silver Spring. Barely outside the District...

  • 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...

  • State Capital Pride

    It's been eight years since Rev. Wayne Schwandt, a pastor at the Metropolitan Community Church of the Chesapeake, suggested having a Pride festival in Annapolis....

  • 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...