Maryland is home to around 250,000 LGBTQ people?
30,000+ LGBTQ students attend Maryland’s public schools. Studies show that the vast majority of these students are bullied regularly?
Up to 25% of LGBTQ youth are forced to leave home after coming out?
Up to 40% of homeless youth are LGBTQ?
Undocumented LGBTQ persons in Maryland are at risk of being deported to countries where they face persecution,
torture, and even death.
Every day, LGBTQ people in Maryland are denied employment because they are LGBTQ. Until FreeState Legal, thousands of low-income LGBTQ people in Maryland were without a legal advocate.