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    LGBTQ+ Youth Resource Guide for Maryland

    FreeState is proud to share the release of its 2015 LGBTQ+ Youth Resource Guide for Maryland! For more information, click here....Read More
    January 12, 2015 4592 0
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    Jazz Brunch 2018 Photos

    The 2018 Jazz Brunch was a great success! Thank you to all who attended. Click here to see photos of the event. We look forward to seeing you all next year!   Many thanks to Laurie DeWitt...
    June 19, 2018 279 0
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    M.A.B. vs. Board of Education Settlement Reached

    FreeState Justice, ACLU Reach Settlement with Talbot County Public Schools for Max Brennan, who was Prevented from Using the Boys’ Restrooms and Locker Rooms Because He is Transgender FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2018 Contact:        ...
    June 18, 2018 4837 0
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    Dine Out For Justice

    Join us for our annual Dine Out for Justice fundraiser at Gertrude’s Restaurant on Thursday, June 28. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to FreeState. Call (410) 889-3399 to make your reservation today!...Read More
    June 4, 2018 388 0
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    Press Release: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   June 4th, 2018   Contact: Jennifer L. Kent, Managing Attorney, FreeState Justice, jkent@freestate-justice.org 410-625-5428 ext. 13. Baltimore, MD — Today, the Supreme Court affirmed a fundamental principle of American democracy: that discrimination against LGBTQ Americans...
    June 4, 2018 827 0
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    Pro Bono Appreciation Night

    FreeState Justice relies on its pro bono panel to help serve the LGBTQ community. Through its tireless efforts, the Pro Bono Panel has provided hundreds of hours of free legal services to further our mission of...
    June 4, 2018 249 0
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    Governor Hogan Signs Conversion Therapy Ban and Ending Youth Homelessness Act Into Law

    ANNAPOLIS — Today, FreeState Justice, Maryland’s LGBTQ advocate, claimed victory as Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into law SB 1028 and SB 1218 – two critical pieces of legislation protecting LGBTQ youth.  SB 1028 protects LGBTQ youth...
    May 15, 2018 1278 0
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    Victories and Celebrations

    At today’s bill signing ceremony, Governor Hogan joined the General Assembly in supporting LGBTQ+ youth across Maryland by signing into law the Ending Youth Homelessness Act and a statewide ban on the debunked and harmful practice...
    May 14, 2018 1394 0

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Resources Trans Youth & Families

In partnership with Maryland PFLAG chapters, FreeState has created a resource page for Maryland trans* youth and their families. Click image.

Trans Youth Website Picture Link