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    Youth Equality Alliance Testifies in Annapolis

    The Youth Equality Alliance’s hearing on the needs and experiences of LGBTQ in Maryland was a success! YEA’s testimony from subject matter experts and young people about the needs of LGBTQ youth in foster care, education,...
    September 11, 2015 847 0
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    Gender Conference East

    FreeState is proud to support Gender Conference East. Gender Conference East’s mission is to provide a safe and supportive space dedicated to the needs of children and youth across the gender spectrum, as well as their...
    September 1, 2015 855 0
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    Story of My Name: Sophie

    FreeState Legal Project is proud to share another interview from the Story of My Name Project. The Story of My Name Project is a collection of stories from transgender and/or gender non-conforming individuals about the meaning...
    August 31, 2015 930 0
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    US Trans Survey Is Here!

    Today, the 2015 U.S. Trans Survey is ready to complete at: USTransSurvey.org Over 6,400 people took the National Transgender Discrimination Survey (NTDS) and our goal this time is to at least double the number of people...
    August 31, 2015 892 0
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    Fairness for All Marylanders Act (FAMA) Toolkit

    FreeState Legal is proud to share the Fairness for All Marylanders Act (FAMA) Toolkit, produced in partnership with Equality Maryland. This toolkit shares important information about vital protections FAMA provides to transgender and gender non-conforming individuals...
    August 21, 2015 1164 0
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    FreeState Legal Launches Initiative To Update Birth Certificate Gender Markers

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contact: Patrick Paschall Phone: 410.625.5428 (office); or 409.771.6763 (cell) Email: executivedirector@freestatelegal.org   July 6, 2015, Baltimore, MD – Today FreeState Legal, Maryland’s legal advocacy organization dedicated to serving the low-income lesbian, gay,...
    July 7, 2015 1134 0
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    The Story of My Name Project

    The Story of My Name Project is an exciting opportunity for Maryland-based transgender and gender non-conforming folks who have gone through the name change process.Our goal in sharing these stories is to empower individuals who have...
    July 2, 2015 2104 0
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    Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Marriage Equality!

    June 26, 2015 – The United States Supreme Court today ruled in favor of marriage equality for same-sex couples across the nation, holding that states may not prohibit same-sex couples from marrying or deny recognition to...
    June 26, 2015 814 0
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    Story of My Name: Ken

    FreeState Legal Project is proud to share another interview from the Story of My Name Project. The Story of My Name Project is a collection of stories from transgender and/or gender non-conforming individuals about the meaning...
    June 3, 2015 1348 0
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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 1032 0