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    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 2413 0
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    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 1846 0
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    Community Icon of the Week: Shane Henise

    FreeState is proud to celebrate Community Icon, Shane Henise! A passionate activist, researcher and advocate for the transgender community, Shane has dedicated his life to creating social change. As an undergraduate student at Towson University, he is...
    February 9, 2015 2662 0
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    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 2408 0
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    Community Icon of the Week: GLSEN Baltimore

    FreeState Legal Project is incredibly proud to honor the Baltimore Chapter of the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network (GLSEN) for their incredible work in building safe schools for ALL students, regardless of sexual orientation, gender...
    February 2, 2015 1805 0
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    Victory: Gov. Hogan Reissues Executive Order and Medicaid Nondiscrimination Regulation

    Last Thursday, FreeState Legal and Equality Maryland criticized Gov. Hogan’s actions, in the first hours of his administration, to pull from publication an amendment that would add sexual orientation and gender identity as protected categories to Maryland’s regulation...
    January 28, 2015 1530 0
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    Community Icon of the Week: STAR TRACK

    FreeState is proud to celebrate the incredible work of STAR TRACK (Special Teens At-Risk Together Reaching Access, Care, & Knowledge), an organization that has been active in serving LGBTQ youth and young adults in Baltimore since...
    January 27, 2015 1924 0
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    FreeState Legal Disappointed in Gov. Hogan’s First 24 Hours

    In his first 24 hours in office, new Maryland Governor Larry Hogan took two actions that are disappointing for LGBTQ Marylanders: withdrawing a proposed nondiscrimination regulation for the state Medicaid program, and issuing an executive order...
    January 22, 2015 2725 0
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    Legal Internship

    FreeState is now accepting applications from law students interested in interning at FreeState during the spring and summer of 2016. Interns will assist LGBTQ+ clients on matters that may include name / gender changes, school bullying,...
    January 21, 2015 2081 0
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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 6851 0