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  • 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 28 0
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    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 117 0
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    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 77 0
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    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 53 0
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    Trans People Will Not Be Erased

    The Trump Administration’s proposal to enact through regulation an incorrect definition of gender as sex assigned at birth, as reported by the New York Times, is their latest blatant attempt to target our family members, friends,...
    October 22, 2018 708 0
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    Human Rights Campaign Releases 2017 Municipal Equality Report

    Human Rights Campaign has released its 2018 Municipal Equality Report. This report evaluates the inclusivity and equity of laws, policies, and services to LGBTQ people. It evaluates cities and metro areas across the country, including 10...
    October 9, 2018 226 0
  • Events

    Jazz Brunch 2018 Photos

    The 2018 Jazz Brunch was a great success! Thank you to all who attended. Click here to see photos of the event. We look forward to seeing you all next year!   Many thanks to Laurie DeWitt...
    June 19, 2018 567 0
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    M.A.B. vs. Board of Education Settlement Reached

    FreeState Justice, ACLU Reach Settlement with Talbot County Public Schools for Max Brennan, who was Prevented from Using the Boys’ Restrooms and Locker Rooms Because He is Transgender FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 18, 2018 Contact:        ...
    June 18, 2018 5268 0
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    Dine Out For Justice

    Join us for our annual Dine Out for Justice fundraiser at Gertrude’s Restaurant on Thursday, June 28. A portion of the evening’s proceeds will be donated to FreeState. Call (410) 889-3399 to make your reservation today!...Read More
    June 4, 2018 597 0
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    Press Release: Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   June 4th, 2018   Contact: Jennifer L. Kent, Managing Attorney, FreeState Justice, jkent@freestate-justice.org 410-625-5428 ext. 13. Baltimore, MD — Today, the Supreme Court affirmed a fundamental principle of American democracy: that discrimination against LGBTQ Americans...
    June 4, 2018 1027 0