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  • News & Events

    Protect Trans Kids! Call MD Senators to pass Inclusive Schools Act (SB666)

    Download the Inclusive Schools Advocacy Toolkit below or here: Inclusive Schools Advocacy Toolkit Call & email you Maryland State Senator TODAY asking that they pass a clean Inclusive Schools (SB666) bill and create safe learning environments...
    April 6, 2022 553 0
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    The Disproportionate Abuse Suffered by Transgender Inmates

    From Kim Tova Wirtz to Sandy Brown, studying the treatment of transgender people in prisons reveals a pattern of abuse and disrespect.   Transgender inmates experience disproportionately high rates of harassment and sexual violence from both other...
    March 18, 2022 504 0
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    FreeState Justice Appoints Three New Directors to Join the Leadership Team

    FreeState Justice (FSJ), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex & Asexual (LGBTQIA+) Marylanders, is pleased to announce the addition of three new directors: Phillip Westry, Tina...
    March 16, 2022 735 0
  • Call to Action

    The Fight to Protect Queer Kids Is Not Over!

    We blocked the ban, but now we need to protect This past month, countless Marylanders expressed opposition to a proposed ban on trans kids from school sports. We showed elected officials that all trans kids, especially...
    March 9, 2022 706 0
  • News & Events

    The Treatment of Transgender Women in Prisons

    “ didn’t see me as the human being I am. They treated me like a circus act. They gawked, pointed, made fun of me and tried to break my spirit” – Sandy Brown in...
    March 8, 2022 398 0
  • News & Events

    Share Your Story with FreeState

    In this legislative session, a group of Maryland legislators are pushing to ban trans kids from sports. We want to prevent the ability for this by passing the Inclusive Schools Act (SB0666/HB850). When bills are proposed...
    February 17, 2022 662 0
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    FreeState Justice Introduces 2022 Policy Team

    With Maryland’s 2022 legislative session set to start today, FreeState Justice is excited to announce our new policy team, consisting of Policy Director C.P. Hoffman (they/she) and Policy Coordinator Jamie Grace Alexander (she/they). The team kicks...
    January 11, 2022 493 0
  • Events

    LGBTQ+ Elder’s Coalition Focus Groups

    Healthcare, Housing, and Legal Services providers, please join FreeState Justice in a call to action to end discrimination against our LGBTQ seniors! FreeState Justice invites you to participate in a series of virtual focus groups in...
    December 20, 2021 471 0
  • News & Events

    Call to Action

    The FreeState Justice Pro Bono Panel provides invaluable services to meet the civil legal needs of low-income LGBTQ+ Marylanders. The Pro Bono Panel’s efforts are rooted in improving the quality of life for each and every...
    December 16, 2021 327 0
  • News & Events

    We Are Looking for Interns!

    Each year FreeState Justice hosts interns so we can support the next generation of LGBTQ+ leaders and their allies and work together to improve the lives of low-income LGBTQ+ Marylanders. With support from a staff member,...
    November 29, 2021 938 0

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