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  • News & Events

    Remembering Sheila Hixson

    FreeState Justice offers condolences to the family and loved ones of former Maryland Delegate Sheila Hixson, who passed away earlier this week. We are deeply saddened at the loss of this fierce advocate who pushed for...
    November 9, 2022 415 0
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    The 2022 Community Needs Assessment is LIVE!

    Today’s the day! FreeState Justice is excited to announce the launch of our 2022 Community Needs Assessment! First introduced in 2016, our needs assessment ensures our work serves Maryland’s LGBTQIA+ community. It serves as a chance...
    September 6, 2022 1603 0
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    FreeState Justice Announces the 2022 Community Needs Assessment

    FreeState Justice is excited to announce the launch of our 2022 LGBTQIA+ Community Needs Assessment! First done in 2016, findings from the initial assessment allowed FSJ to publish ‘Pushing Back: A Program for Change’. This report...
    August 24, 2022 561 0
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    In Memoriam of Lois Blum Feinblatt

    We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of a prominent community advocate and loyal friend of FreeState Justice, Lois Blum Feinblatt. Lois leaves behind a powerful legacy of care for the local community. Her three-decade-long...
    August 10, 2022 493 0
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    We need Maryland to take MonkeyPox seriously

    Contributed by Marcus Bailey (he/him) Baltimore Resident, District 40 Something to Shout About: Community Voices Baltimore is a majority Black and Brown working-class city. The Maryland Department of Health’s response, or rather lack of one, to the MonkeyPox epidemic...
    July 26, 2022 673 0
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    FreeState Justice’s Response to the Dobbs Decision

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ended 50 years of bodily autonomy, stripping the right to freedom of choice over one’s body from millions of people. This right is essential in maintaining the individual liberty of...
    June 28, 2022 580 0
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    Pride flags are being banned and burned across Maryland

      We at FreeState Justice were excited when the Maryland General Assembly finally passed the Inclusive Schools Act. A first in the nation, this legislation will require anti-discrimination protections for students in both public schools and publically-funded...
    June 17, 2022 3599 0
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    Statewide Community Needs Assessment of LGBTQIA+ Marylanders

    Background FreeState Justice is conducting its third statewide needs assessment to inform the next five years of our organization’s direct client services work and policy advocacy priorities for LGBTQIA+ persons living in Maryland. We will administer...
    June 17, 2022 1601 0
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    Our Response to the Carroll County School Board

    The actions of the Carroll County School Board in recent days are shocking and extremely frustrating. Banning the expression of a person’s identity is always wrong, but doing so during Pride month — a month specifically...
    June 13, 2022 556 0
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    FreeState Justice Wishes You A Happy Pride Month!

      Happy first day of Pride Month everyone! Pride month represents something different for each of us. For some, it is a time to march and showcase how vibrant our community is. For others, it is...
    June 1, 2022 488 0

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