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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 460 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 907 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 317 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 1477 0
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    Call on Governor Hogan to Protect Our Youth!

    Maryland is very close to banning the discredited and harmful practice of conversion therapy on minors! This legislative session, the Maryland General Assembly passed S.B.1028, the Youth Mental Health Protection Act.  The bill now heads to...
    April 13, 2018 850 0
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    2018 Legislative Session Debrief

    LGBTQ+ voices were heard in Annapolis this year.  Due to the hard work of advocates, partner organizations, and legislators, our community claimed two large victories in the 2018 General Assembly session. With the passage of the...
    April 13, 2018 685 0