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    New Regulations Gut Federal Trans Healthcare Protections, but Transgender Marylanders Still Protected By State Law

    On Friday June 12, 2020, the United States Department of Health and Human Services released long-expected regulations eliminating existing protections for transgender individuals accessing healthcare or using health insurance. The announcement came in the middle of...
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    FreeState Justice Welcomes Next Executive Director

    FreeState Justice, Maryland’s LGBTQ advocacy organization, has hired its next Executive Director, Jeremy LaMaster (full biography on our staff page). Jeremy’s career has focused on translating feminist and anti-racist theory into practice by incorporating social justice...
    June 12, 2020 2208 0
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    LGBTQ Organizations Unite to Combat Racial Violence

      NOTE: FreeState Justice signed onto this statement, initiated and coordinated by leaders from Equality Florida, the Human Rights Campaign, and more – and signed by dozens of LGBTQ leaders (see below). “If you are neutral...
    May 29, 2020 1391 0
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    Name Change & Gender Identity Petitions Webinar

    Join us on Tuesday, June 9th, 2PM-3:30PM for a live webinar training on Name Change and Gender Identity Petitions in partnership with the Maryland Pro Bono Resource Center. You can register for this webinar at:
    April 30, 2020 1472 0
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    Meet our team!

    Over the past three years, FreeState Justice has grown dramatically. We have recently undergone some role transitions and have had new members join our team. We are excited to once again have the full staff capacity...
    April 28, 2020 2103 0
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    FreeState Justice Is Still Here for LGBTQ Marylanders, Despite COVID-19

    During this stressful and uncertain time, we at FreeState wanted to reassure the community that we are still here to help. Although our physical office is closed, we are continuing to provide legal services to and...
    March 27, 2020 1671 0
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    2020 Legislative Session Update

    Due to the public health crisis, the 2020 legislative session closed early and will tentatively reconvene in May. The abbreviated session meant that several of the bills we saw great momentum on did not make it...
    March 24, 2020 1589 0
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    FreeState Announces Search for Next Executive Director

    Dear Supporters, Today, the FreeState Justice Board of Directors is announcing the launch of the search for its next Executive Director of the organization. As FreeState’s most recent strategic plan developed by our staff and Board...
    March 16, 2020 1572 0
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    In-Person Intake Closed

    The FreeState Justice office is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although in-person intakes are closed, staff will be available for intake appointments over the phone. To schedule a phone intake, request an intake through our...
    March 13, 2020 1001 0
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    Jazz Brunch 2020

    The FreeState Justice annual Jazz Brunch has been scheduled for September 12th, 2020!  We have partnered with Bar Vasquez to host a memorable occasion with food, and open bar, and talented musicians. Join us for a...
    March 9, 2020 464 0

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