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The Elders Speak
Join the SpeakFire! community for an exciting panel exploring the history of Black LGBTQ resistance in Baltimore. Elders will share their reflections, celebrate stories of movement building and share insight. Panelists include:Deborah Dunn, Medical Practitioner and...
May 27, 2015
Donate to FreeState Legal for Give Out Day
Help FreeState raise money to support our work with low income LGBTQ Marylanders! From now until May 21st, you can donate money to FreeState Legal Project and help fund our direct work within the LGBTQ community....
May 14, 2015
LGBTQ Legal Issues: Family Law & Discrimination
Join FreeState Legal Project, Pessin Katz Law and the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland for a very important workshop on LGBTQ Legal Issues. Panelists will cover family law, working with LGBTQ clients, LGBTQ discrimination issues,...
March 25, 2015
Community Icon of the Week: The Frederick Center
FreeState Legal Project is proud to honor The Frederick Center as our Community Icon of the Week! Launched in 2012, The Frederick Center is committed to being the leading organization for LGBTQ resources and advocacy in...
February 23, 2015
SpeakFire! Panel Series: Descendants of Sojourner, Nat and Harriet
The Black Lives Matter Movement has engaged much of America in a necessary dialogue about intersections of lethality and race; however the stories of Black LGBTQ folks have been pushed to the side, and mainly ignored...
February 20, 2015
Brother Outsider: Special Screening and Discussion
Equality Maryland, FreeState Legal Project, The Center For Black Equity Baltimore, and GLSEN Baltimore are proud to host a free screening of Brother Outsider: The Life of Bayard Rustin in honor of Black History Month. Following the film will be...
February 2, 2015
WILL POWER PARTY
Update (Jan. 8, 2015): We are postponing the Will Power Party (date to be determined) to allow more folks the ability to participate. If you’re interested in receiving free estate planning, please contact us to schedule...
December 15, 2014
FreeState Legal Project and Baltimore Center for Black Equity Announce Partnership
FreeState is proud to announce its partnership with the Baltimore Center for Black Equity. This strategic partnership will engage Black LGBTQ community members, and expand awareness of critical resources within Maryland for LGBTQ populations. The...
August 13, 2014
YEA Report, Living in the Margins, Released Today
The Youth Equality Alliance (YEA), a statewide coalition of various service providers, nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and individual advocates that seeks to identify policy and regulatory solutions to problems faced by LGBTQ youth in Maryland education,...
August 12, 2014
Call for Participants: Story of My Name Project
We are proud to announce the Story of My Name Project. This is an exciting opportunity to document the individual experiences of Maryland based transgender and gender non conforming folks who have gone through the name change process....
August 9, 2014