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  • News & Events

    FreeState Celebrates the Community Icon of the Week: PFLAG Columbia-Howard

    PFLAG (Parents, Families and Friends United with LGBTQ People) is the voice of parents, families and allies working with the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community. In Howard County, PFLAG offers support groups, youth groups and...
    December 8, 2014 1343 0
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    FreeState Stands in Solidarity

    FreeState Legal Project lifts its voice in solidarity with communities of color protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. A legal advocacy nonprofit dedicated to serving low income LGBTQ Marylanders, our organization understands all...
    December 5, 2014 1868 0
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    FreeState Celebrates Community Icon: Deb Dunn

    Deb is a tireless and committed advocate for LGBTQ communities. She is a Physician Assistant on Chase Brexton’s Medical Team, Columbia Center, and has trained diverse populations extensively about LGBTQ health and diversity. She was recently on a team of...
    December 1, 2014 1597 0
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    Story of My Name Project: Alicia

    FreeState Legal Project is proud to share another interview from the Story of My Name Project. The Story of My Name Project is a collection of stories from transgender and/or gender non-conforming individuals who have changed...
    November 26, 2014 1129 0
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    FreeState Celebrates Community Icon: Major Irene Burks

    FreeState Legal Project is proud to celebrate the work of Major Irene Burks, member of the Youth Equality Alliance. Major Burks was instrumental in the first ever training for law enforcement officials hosted by the Department...
    November 24, 2014 1416 0
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    Community Icon of the Week: Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition

    FreeState is proud to honor our Community Icon of the week, the Baltimore Student Harm Reduction Coalition (BSHRC)! Established in January 2011 by local students interested in promoting harm reduction.  Harm reduction, for BSHRC, encompasses a...
    November 17, 2014 1551 0
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    Story of My Name Project!

    FreeState is proud to launch our Story of My Name Project:  a collection of stories from transgender and gender non-conforming individuals who have changed their legal name, or from the people who supported them through the...
    November 12, 2014 1096 0
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    Speak Fire!

    This panel will be an opportunity for our community to come together and celebrate the historical contributions of black transgender and gender non-conforming folks. Panelists will share accounts of trans* and queer lives of color that...
    November 10, 2014 1449 0
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    Fairness for All Marylanders Act

    What does the Fairness for All Marylanders Act mean for transgender Marylanders? Know your rights! Read this summary of the law prepared by FreeState Legal and Equality Maryland: FAMA Know Your Rights...Read More
    October 1, 2014 1904 0