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    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 194 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 4479 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 302 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 722 0
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    Pro Bono Appreciation Night

    FreeState Justice relies on its pro bono panel to help serve the LGBTQ community. Through its tireless efforts, the Pro Bono Panel has provided hundreds of hours of free legal services to further our mission of...
    June 4, 2018 172 0
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    Governor Hogan Signs Conversion Therapy Ban and Ending Youth Homelessness Act Into Law

    ANNAPOLIS — Today, FreeState Justice, Maryland’s LGBTQ advocate, claimed victory as Maryland Governor Larry Hogan signed into law SB 1028 and SB 1218 – two critical pieces of legislation protecting LGBTQ youth.  SB 1028 protects LGBTQ youth...
    May 15, 2018 1209 0
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    Victories and Celebrations

    At today’s bill signing ceremony, Governor Hogan joined the General Assembly in supporting LGBTQ+ youth across Maryland by signing into law the Ending Youth Homelessness Act and a statewide ban on the debunked and harmful practice...
    May 14, 2018 1313 0
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    Volunteer at Pride

    Pride season is soon upon us! FreeState Justice is looking for volunteers for pride across Maryland – and there are many events to choose from. Our volunteer sign up page is open. We would appreciate your...
    May 14, 2018 197 0
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    2018 Legislative Session Debrief

    LGBTQ+ voices were heard in Annapolis this year.  Due to the hard work of advocates, partner organizations, and legislators, our community claimed two large victories in the 2018 General Assembly session. With the passage of the...
    April 13, 2018 546 0