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  • Events

    Save the Date!

    2019 Events – Mark Your Calendars! More details and tickets coming soon. Ice Ball – March 10, 2019 Mimi DiPietro Ice Rink | Baltimore, MD Jazz Brunch – May 11, 2019 Haven Street Ballroom | Baltimore,...
    January 17, 2019 392 0
  • News & Events

    School Policies for LGBTQ Students

    Advocates for LGBTQ equality around Maryland understand the unique challenges that LGBTQ students may face in schools due to discrimination and stigma, and recognize the necessity of a policy that addresses these problems beyond the generic...
    December 18, 2018 478 0
  • 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 508 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 595 0
  • News & Events

    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 508 0
  • News & Events

    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 352 0
  • News & Events

    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 1218 0
  • News & Events

    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 427 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 897 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 5692 0