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Social, community and advocacy organization, serving the needs of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning community and their friends.
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Works to secure and protect the rights of LGBT Marylanders by promoting legislative initiatives on the state, county and municipal levels.
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Freedom Alliance works to support Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender students, faculty, and staff and all allies.
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Multi-religious organization dedicated to gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender acceptance.
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Also PO Box 1411, Baltimore, MD 21203.
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"We are in fact the Maryland Gay, Lesbian, Bi, Trans and Straight Chamber of Commerce. Anyone interested in advancing the cause of inclusive business, of promoting and supporting business and business leaders of these communities are welcome here!"
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A variety of programming, support, education, and social activities for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, straight, and questioning students at MICA.
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Provide a safe and supportive environment for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, and allied students within the University of Maryland at College Park community and to promote an accepting and supportive campus environment for persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, through outreach, education, and work with other student organizations.
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Mail: PO Box, Baltimore, MD 21203. Stonewall Democrats of Central Maryland (SDCM) is dedicated to advancing equal rights for all people, regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. SDCM supports the Democratic Party and Democratic candidates who support our mission.

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News & Arts Articles

News - Published on: Apr 14, 2014
State senator wins endorsement of LGBT-rights group in attorney general's race
News - Published on: Mar 13, 2014
Progressive political-action organization backing Montgomery County delegate in Maryland governor's race
News - Published on: Feb 4, 2014
For the eighth year, Maryland Senate committee hears testimony regarding bill to extend nondiscrimination protections to transgender residents
News - Published on: Feb 2, 2014
Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee still seen as greatest hurdle to statewide transgender protections
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 30, 2014
The District and Maryland are headed for a crash course in pot politics
News - Published on: Jan 30, 2014
Leading transgender activist announces campaign for seat held by Maryland's only openly gay senator
News - Published on: Jan 30, 2014
Local support organization Brother, Help Thyself awards more than $75,000 to assist area nonprofits
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 23, 2014
Not content to ''wait her turn,'' the lesbian seeking Maryland's top spot hopes people power trumps political establishment
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2014
Women's groups the latest to endorse out delegate in her bid for Maryland governor
News - Published on: Jan 11, 2014
AG Doug Gansler cites his 2010 opinion and confirms the Free State will recognize Utah's same-sex marriages performed before court-issued stay
News - Published on: Dec 3, 2013
City Council votes unanimously for LGBT-inclusive bill prohibiting discrimination
News - Published on: Nov 21, 2013
Out candidate for Maryland House of Delegates gets backing from national LGBT leadership organization
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2013
Silver Spring resident would be the Council's first out gay member
News - Published on: Nov 15, 2013
Hitting on progressive themes, the Maryland duo downplay historic candidacy, saying results more important than ''identity politics''
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2013
Montgomery Co. grassroots group gives its nod to lesbian Democratic delegate running for Maryland governor
News - Published on: Nov 7, 2013
Activists point to broader view of social justice for an up-and-coming LGBT generation
News - Published on: Sept 23, 2013
Williams Institute study highlights need for expanding Maryland's nondiscrimination law
News - Published on: Aug 30, 2013
State's primary LGBT-advocacy organization sets its 25th anniversary gala
News - Published on: Aug 29, 2013
Already famous for his work in cancer detection, 16-year-old Jack Andraka is tackling a new project
News - Published on: Aug 27, 2013
D.C., Maryland LGBT groups picket band's concert over use of arguably anti-gay lyrics
News - Published on: Aug 24, 2013
Band's violent lyrics prompting Silver Spring protest
News - Published on: Aug 24, 2013
LGBT committee putting fundraising muscle behind ally incumbents ahead of November 2014
Opinion - Published on: Aug 15, 2013
Don't expect gay Olympic athletes to save LGBT Russians from a government that knows no shame
Opinion - Published on: Aug 7, 2013
There are ways for us to combat Russia's evil anti-gay campaign of terror, including some that start in our own backyard
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 1, 2013
Mathematics professor Manil Suri introduces a gay theme with his third Mumbai tale
News - Published on: July 30, 2013
Kevin Walling, out gay candidate, running in Maryland's 16th legislative district
News - Published on: July 25, 2013
Out Democratic Del. Heather Mizeur launches campaign for Maryland governor
News - Published on: July 19, 2013
Health care insurance exchanges will be prohibited from discriminating based on gender identity, sexual orientation
News - Published on: July 17, 2013
Freedom to Work and Lambda Legal celebrate settlement on behalf of transgender woman suffering harassment
News - Published on: July 10, 2013
DCAC to host annual fundraiser for HIV/AIDS nonprofits July 13
News - Published on: May 14, 2013
Anti-gay lawmaker appealing 30-day jail sentence after pleading guilty to charges related to 2012 boat crash
News - Published on: Apr 29, 2013
Larry Tolliver accused of using homophobic slurs, retaliation against officers
News - Published on: Mar 14, 2013
Bill fails to pass Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
News - Published on: Feb 27, 2013
Maryland Senate committee holds hearing on gender-identity bill
News - Published on: Feb 17, 2013
Local pioneer of sexual freedom movement, 70, dies peacefully
News - Published on: Feb 15, 2013
District bests all 50 states for highest percentage of LGBT residents, while Maryland and Virginia sit below national average
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2013
Many organizations hoping 2013 session will see the General Assembly pass a gender-identity nondiscrimination bill
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
Effective Jan. 1, same-sex couples can now wed in the Free State, though federal roadblocks remain
Opinion - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
The time is now for Obama to sign an executive order on employment discrimination, and for our community to embrace the T in LGBT
News - Published on: Jan 3, 2013
Union employees shower same-sex couples with roses and congratulations in Rockville as marriage equality takes effect
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 20, 2012
2012 Year in Review
News - Published on: Dec 7, 2012
Transportation service says no to all wedding parties to avoid possibility of participating in gay nuptials
News - Published on: Dec 6, 2012
Light Brigade, GetEqual, GLAA protest Uganda anti-gay bill at country's U.S. embassy
Opinion - Published on: Dec 6, 2012
In a smaller world, LGBT asylum becomes a local issue
News - Published on: Nov 27, 2012
Gender Rights Maryland, PFLAG chapters set state and local sights on gender-identity protections
News - Published on: Nov 15, 2012
Question 6 strategies may not work everywhere, but the win gives a green light to its political supporters regardless
Opinion - Published on: Nov 8, 2012
Re-electing Obama, winning four marriage equality votes, and sending record numbers of gays to Capitol Hill is the watershed moment for LGBT rights
News - Published on: Nov 7, 2012
Free State is first of four on Election Day to defend marriage equality
Clublife - Published on: Nov 1, 2012
COMMAND MC promises erections as part of this weekend's Mr. Maryland Leather Contest in Baltimore
News - Published on: Oct 27, 2012
Marriage-equality opponents, down in polls, employ shock tactics, misinformation campaign
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 24, 2012
From Question 6 to Kaine and Allen, the local election landscape is full of unknown outcomes
News - Published on: Oct 23, 2012
D.C.'s LGBT Democratic club offers 36th anniversary awards reception
News - Published on: Oct 17, 2012
Cash, outreach and rallies for Question 6 in high gear
News - Published on: Oct 17, 2012
UPDATE: Baltimore Sun reports Gallaudet demanding ad stop airing
News - Published on: Oct 16, 2012
Tuesday statement follows diversity officer being placed on administrative leave for signing petition to put Maryland marriage-equality law on November ballot
News - Published on: Oct 11, 2012
Maryland marriage-equality supporters employ nontraditional campaign
News - Published on: Oct 11, 2012
''Jump the Broom'' effort possibly connected to consultant convicted in 2010 voter-suppression effort
News - Published on: Oct 3, 2012
Question 6 is ahead, but proponents are bracing for increased opposition
News - Published on: Sept 25, 2012
Governor tells marriage-equality supporters to ''activate social networks,'' says proponents need at least $2 million
News - Published on: Sept 21, 2012
Group says measure is about civil rights, not religion; counters perceptions of African-American clergy opposing marriage equality
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2012
Sgt. John Cephas, Maryland National Guard
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2012
On the anniversary of DADT's repeal, three active-duty servicemembers tell their stories
News - Published on: Sept 7, 2012
Maryland delegate sends letter to team's owner after player throws support behind marriage-equality referendum
News - Published on: Aug 20, 2012
State releases referendum wording as supporters plow forward, redoubling fundraising, outreach efforts
News - Published on: Aug 13, 2012
Store windows covered in marriage-equality messages, prompting marriage-equality group to decry vandalism
News - Published on: Aug 9, 2012
Even with marriage equality polling well, states rely on HRC investments as backup
News - Published on: Aug 2, 2012
New poll shows majority back same-sex marriage, rising support from African-Americans, increasing intensity among marriage-equality advocates
News - Published on: Aug 1, 2012
Gay paper puts those advocating marriage vote -- not necessarily repeal -- online, to mixed, emotional reactions
News - Published on: July 12, 2012
Pro-equality forces ramp up outreach campaign with release of newly designed website and video ahead of November referendum
News - Published on: June 15, 2012
County will extend benefits to same-sex spouses of employees legally married out of state
News - Published on: May 17, 2012
D.C., Maryland, Virginia groups praise Obama's support for same-sex marriage
News - Published on: Apr 4, 2012
Amid light turnout, voters stick with the status quo
News - Published on: Feb 22, 2012
News Analysis: As president, Obama has been able to avoid the tough decision about marriage equality that governors in recent years haven't as easily avoided
News - Published on: Feb 2, 2012
With marriage equality front and center, the proposed Maryland gender identity nondiscrimination bill has been pushed to the sidelines
News - Published on: Feb 1, 2012
Maryland Gov. O'Malley testifies in support of bill extending marriage equality to gays and lesbians
Video - Published on: Jan 30, 2012
AG Doug Ganlser and legislators exchange vows with pro-gay denominations in Frederick, MD to push for marriage equality
News - Published on: Jan 26, 2012
Maryland governor's 2012 legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
News - Published on: Jan 23, 2012
Maryland governor's legislative agenda includes push to legalize same-sex unions
News - Published on: Jan 20, 2012
Marriage equality advocates recruit volunteer phone-bankers to identify supporters for legislative push and possible referendum
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2012
Two Maryland legislators hoping to raise the classification of knowingly transmitting HIV from misdemeanor to felony
News - Published on: Jan 17, 2012
With the 90-day clock ticking down, Maryland's advocates say they are leaving 'no stone unturned' in the effort to pass marriage equality
News - Published on: Jan 13, 2012
2012 is likely to see marriage movement, good and bad, in the courts, the ballot box and in the legislatures
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 22, 2011
Despite the failure of marriage equality and gender nondiscrimination bills, activists vow to continue the fight in 2012
Music - Published on: Dec 9, 2011
With her Night of Hunters tour, Tori Amos puts on a stunning show, displaying her daring and versatility
News - Published on: Dec 1, 2011
Decision is latest victory for same-sex couples, but Maryland AG warns of more fights
News - Published on: Nov 10, 2011
Former Human Rights Campaign Staffer Takes Helm, Promises To Deliver on Marriage Equality
News - Published on: Nov 3, 2011
Community college endorses anti-bullying statement, expands ''safe zone'' training
News - Published on: Oct 27, 2011
Maryland AG predicts marriage equality will pass in Annapolis, but then face voters
News - Published on: Sept 9, 2011
Baltimore branch now part of the Marylanders for Marriage Equality coalition
News - Published on: July 14, 2011
Organizations join forces in seeking marriage equality legislation in Maryland in 2012
News - Published on: June 7, 2011
Two new organizations have formed to tackle LGBT rights in Maryland
News - Published on: May 24, 2011
Equality Maryland faces financial crisis, possible shutdown
Opinion - Published on: Apr 28, 2011
The horrifying attack on Chrissy Polis may be the moment when the call for equality is heard
News - Published on: Apr 25, 2011
Following videotaped attack, hundreds gather at Baltimore McDonald's to push for an end to anti-trans violence
News - Published on: Apr 22, 2011
Staff, board members give Metro Weekly conflicting accounts about departure of executive director Meneses-Sheets
News - Published on: Apr 14, 2011
After Maryland Senate kills gender identity bill for 2011, advocates start making plans for 2012
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 7, 2011
Morgan Meneses-Sheets on the legislative process, and why Equality Maryland's uphill battle to secure marriage equality and transgender rights is far from over
Opinion - Published on: Mar 16, 2011
When the unimaginable becomes reality, we must look to ourselves to keep moving forward
News - Published on: Mar 15, 2011
Public accommodations exclusion leads some activists to oppose Maryland nondiscrimination legislation, organize rally
News - Published on: Mar 11, 2011
Stunning legislators, House chairman sends marriage bill back to committee and into 2012
News - Published on: Mar 9, 2011
Maryland House committee fields testimony on bill to protect transgender community
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
Committee is scheduled to hold a hearing on a controversial bill on March 9
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
D.C. mayor commemorates one-year anniversary of same-sex marriage legislation
News - Published on: Mar 3, 2011
Lead sponsor of Maryland House marriage bill confirms Arora's plan to vote against bill
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2011
Maryland Marriage bill passes third reading in Senate; moves on to House committee
News - Published on: Feb 22, 2011
Maryland marriage bill goes to full Senate with vote possible Friday; House version expected soon in Judiciary Committee
News - Published on: Feb 17, 2011
Maryland marriage bill receives historic approval of state Senate's Judicial Proceedings Committee
News - Published on: Feb 16, 2011
Maryland marriage bill is scheduled for committee vote in state Senate on Thursday, Feb. 17
News - Published on: Feb 14, 2011
Two new senators express support for Maryland marriage bill
News - Published on: Feb 10, 2011
With Brochin expressing support for marriage equality in Maryland, there remain six senators to persuade
News - Published on: Feb 9, 2011
With an optimistic start from one supporter of the bill, Maryland State Senate listens to more than six hours of testimony regarding marriage equality bill
News - Published on: Feb 4, 2011
The sole Republican senator supporting marriage equality in Maryland talks with Metro Weekly about his decision and the upcoming hearing
News - Published on: Jan 25, 2011
Amid fanfare, legislators introduce marriage-equality measure in Annapolis
News - Published on: Jan 19, 2011
Madaleno announces marriage bill as GOP leader resigns
News - Published on: Jan 12, 2011
Equality Maryland to meet with Maryland senator regarding civil-unions bill
News - Published on: Dec 23, 2010
Activist optimistic about bill's passage and combating opposition that may follow
News - Published on: Nov 4, 2010
As the nation turned out to vote, D.C. was no different
News - Published on: Sept 9, 2010
Dana Beyer is working to become Maryland's first transgender member of the Maryland legislature -- one door at a time
News - Published on: July 29, 2010
Equality Maryland serves as host for national community gathering
Feature Story - Published on: Apr 22, 2010
Queer on Campus
News - Published on: Feb 25, 2010
Attorney General Douglas Gansler's opinion opens the way for immediate recognition of out-of-state marriages
News - Published on: Aug 27, 2009
Lesbian couple claims discrimination at all-night restaurant, while management denies any wrongdoing
News - Published on: Aug 20, 2009
Equality Md. is back in Baltimore, while Richmond center marks its first decade
News - Published on: July 10, 2009
DCAC takes to the Chester River for HIV/AIDS help
Feature Story - Published on: July 9, 2009
J. Aiden Simon's transgender journey to manhood and happiness
News - Published on: Mar 19, 2009
Activists gather in Annapolis to advance marriage-equality legislation
News - Published on: Jan 15, 2009
New leaders prepare to make GLBT constituents' voices heard
News - Published on: Jan 1, 2009
Local activist Paquita Wiggins is helping to launch a Maryland chapter of Stonewall Democrats
News - Published on: Nov 20, 2008
Equality Maryland hires new Executive Director
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 23, 2008
Gay locals talk politics in the final stretch to Nov. 4
News - Published on: Sept 11, 2008
High court rejects petition effort to block Mont. Co.'s trans-inclusive protections
News - Published on: July 31, 2008
Team DC recognizes three out student athletes with scholarships
News - Published on: July 31, 2008
Ruling by Montgomery Co. judge disappoints
News - Published on: July 17, 2008
Activists in Maryland await judge’s ruling on Montgomery Co.’s transgender anti-discrimination law
News - Published on: June 19, 2008
Groups miss deadline to challenge signatures collected against transgender rights
News - Published on: June 12, 2008
Support garnered from Equality Maryland
Feature Story - Published on: June 12, 2008
Capital Pride Heroes 2008
News - Published on: June 5, 2008
Dan Furmansky looks back at the growth of Equality Maryland
News - Published on: May 29, 2008
Executive Director of Equality Maryland leaving at year's end
News - Published on: May 1, 2008
Groups come together to help protect anti-discrimination law
News - Published on: Apr 17, 2008
Equality Maryland celebrates one victory and lays groundwork for a new battle
News - Published on: Mar 13, 2008
A new group hopes to offer free legal services to Maryland's GLBT community
News - Published on: Feb 28, 2008
Group hopes to block Maryland anti-discrimination measure
News - Published on: Feb 7, 2008
Equality Maryland preps for its own Lobby Day
News - Published on: Jan 17, 2008
As a landmark marriage bill approaches in Maryland, the political gears rev up, while the loss of a key ally stuns
News - Published on: Jan 14, 2008
Maryland State Senator Gwendolyn Britt dies
News - Published on: Dec 20, 2007
Kensington Town Council calls on Maryland legislators to pass marriage equality bill
News - Published on: Dec 13, 2007
Dana Beyer removes self as candidate for Maryland Senate
News - Published on: Nov 1, 2007
Straight founder of new Maryland group seeks to aid black, same-sex households
News - Published on: Oct 4, 2007
Montgomery Co. Council hears testimony on transgender bill
News - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
Activists disappointed, not discouraged, by Court of Appeals decision
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
From Bunnies to Burmese in Silver Spring; Finding Gay-Friendly Frederick
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 20, 2007
A look at some alternatives to the norm in DC, Maryland and Virginia
News - Published on: Aug 23, 2007
Maryland to celebrate Chesapeake Pride on Saturday
News - Published on: June 21, 2007
Montgomery County, MD launches gay-inclusive sex-ed curriculum
News - Published on: June 7, 2007
Capital Pride forum tackles challenges, successes for the GLBT community
News - Published on: Apr 12, 2007
New Director for DC's Gay Men's Chorus; 3 Pro-gay bills pass in Maryland; DC gays march for voting rights.
News - Published on: Mar 29, 2007
Transgender discrimination bill defeated in Maryland
News - Published on: Mar 1, 2007
GLBT issues in 2007 Virginia Legislative Session; Marylander activists support transgender rights; One in Ten receives arts grants from DCCAH
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 22, 2007
Bubbles be damned! Gay and lesbian Washingtonians are living the 'American Dream'
Feature Story - Published on: Jan 4, 2007
DC's mayoral elections, Virginia's gay marriage ban, the Stein Club, Maryland's marriage appeal and elections, Mary Cheney's baby
News - Published on: Dec 7, 2006
Gay marriage gets its day in Maryland's high court
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 2, 2006
Gays and Lesbians head to the voting booths in DC, Maryland and Virginia
Feature Story - Published on: Nov 2, 2006
The next Maryland governor could set the state's course on gay marriage
Feature Story - Published on: Sept 7, 2006
Equality Maryland excited over record number of GLBT candidates
Feature Story - Published on: Aug 10, 2006
Democrat Dana Beyer fights to be Maryland's first transgender delegate
Feature Story - Published on: May 18, 2006
Dan Furmansky and Equality Maryland's growing fight for the state's gay and lesbian community
News - Published on: June 2, 2005
Anti-gay vetoes from Governor Ehrlich aside, the state of Maryland continues to progress
Feature Story - Published on: Oct 28, 2004
While the nation suffers White House fever, local gay politicos keep an eye close to home
Pride Guide - Published on: June 10, 2004
City Councilmember for Takoma Park, MD and Mayor Pro Tem
Feature Story - Published on: Feb 26, 2004
Gay Maryland couple legally ties the knot
Feature Story - Published on: Dec 4, 2003
Suspended MD high school student discusses effects of her same-sex kiss controversy
Feature Story - Published on: July 25, 2002
Blake Humphreys and Maryland's Free State Justice