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  • News & Events

    FreeState is Hiring!

    FreeState is excited to announce that we are seeking a new Staff Attorney & Pro Bono Coordinator to join our team! Interested? Click here to find out more information. No widget added yet....Read More
    February 11, 2019 2327 0
  • Call to Action

    Action Alert! Support SB0196/HB0421 – Modernize State IDs

    Show your support for state ID modernization by reaching out to committee members in the Senate and House.  Their contact information is below.  If helpful, a sample script is available at the bottom of this post....
    February 11, 2019 2223 0
  • News & Events

    Maryland Continues to Improve Equality Ranking by Human Rights Campaign

    2019 Human Rights Campaign State Equality Index February, 1, 2019 Today our community has a reason to proud. Our actions over the past year here in Maryland were just recognized by the the Human Rights Campaign...
    February 1, 2019 1214 0
  • Events

    Lobby Day 2019

    Lobby Day in Annapolis Join FreeState Justice for our annual lobbying day at the State House in Annapolis. Come speak directly with legislators to make sure we have their full support for equality, equity, and justice...
    January 17, 2019 1178 0
  • Events

    Save the Date!

    2019 Events – Mark Your Calendars! More details and tickets coming soon. Ice Ball – March 10, 2019 Mimi DiPietro Ice Rink | Baltimore, MD Jazz Brunch – May 11, 2019 Haven Street Ballroom | Baltimore,...
    January 17, 2019 1496 0
  • News & Events

    School Policies for LGBTQ Students

    Advocates for LGBTQ equality around Maryland understand the unique challenges that LGBTQ students may face in schools due to discrimination and stigma, and recognize the necessity of a policy that addresses these problems beyond the generic...
    December 18, 2018 2200 0
  • News & Events

    FreeState Justice, Lambda Legal Lead Amicus Brief Filing Supporting the Constitutionality of Conviction in Workplace Hate Crimes Case

    Today, FreeState Justice announced an amicus brief effort in support of the constitutionality of a federal hate crimes conviction of a defendant who brutally assaulted his coworker because of his perception of his coworker’s sexual orientation....
    December 10, 2018 1207 0
  • News & Events

    FreeState Testifies Before the Kirwan Commission

    At the November 29 hearing of the Commission on Innovation and Excellence in Education, also known as the Kirwan Commission, FreeState Justice’s Executive Director testified for the inclusion of the needs of LGBTQ students in the...
    November 29, 2018 1277 0
  • News & Events

    You Spoke, We Listened!

    You spoke, we listened! Check out what issues matter to #LGBTQ Marylanders and help us prioritize by participating in our Virtual Issues Assembly! We spoke to over 100 LGBTQ Marylanders to find out what issues matter...
    November 29, 2018 1573 0
  • News & Events

    Giving Tuesday

    Today, #GivingTuesday, is the first day of the worldwide giving season. Giving to FreeState Justice today prepares us to help even more LGBTQ Marylanders in need next year. In 2019, FreeState Justice will keep providing legal...
    November 26, 2018 991 0

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