outreach

  • News & Events

    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 1855 0
  • News & Events

    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 1302 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 1620 0
  • News & Events

    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 1767 0
  • News & Events

    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 1272 0
  • News & Events

    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 1677 0
  • News & Events

    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 2136 0
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    Did You Know?

    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...
    September 9, 2014 1387 0
  • Events

    FreeState Legal Project and Baltimore Center for Black Equity Announce Partnership

      FreeState is proud to announce its partnership with the Baltimore Center for Black Equity. This strategic partnership will engage Black LGBTQ community members, and expand awareness of critical resources within Maryland for LGBTQ populations. The...
    August 13, 2014 2062 0