outreach

  • News & Events

    Community Icon: Lois Jarman

    FreeState is proud to honor Dr. Lois Jarman as a Community Icon!  A world language educator for more than fifteen years, Lois helped establish the Central Maryland chapter of PFLAG in 2006 and has been an...
    April 27, 2015 2033 0
  • Story of My Name

    Story of My Name: Anne, Brad’s Proud Mom

    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 about what their...
    April 15, 2015 1617 0
  • Story of My Name

    Story of My Name: Brad

    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 about what their...
    April 1, 2015 1283 0
  • Events

    LGBTQ Legal Issues: Family Law & Discrimination

    Join FreeState Legal Project, Pessin Katz Law and the Pro Bono Resource Center of Maryland for a very important workshop on LGBTQ Legal Issues. Panelists will cover family law, working with LGBTQ clients, LGBTQ discrimination issues,...
    March 25, 2015 1909 0
  • News & Events

    Victory: Maryland General Assembly Approves Birth Certificates Consistent with Gender Identity and Infertility Benefits Parity

    The Maryland General Assembly passed today, by wide margins, two bills that will improve the lives of LGBTQ people and families throughout the state. SB 743 / HB 862 eliminates prohibitive barriers that currently prevent many...
    March 24, 2015 4945 0
  • News & Events

    Community Icon: Rowan Powell

    We are excited to honor Rowan Powell, an LGBTQ youth advocate and activist. Rowan’s work for YOUTH MOVE, a national organization dedicated  to uniting youth to advocate for change in government systems, has included starting two LGBTQ...
    March 23, 2015 1808 0
  • News & Events

    FreeState Legal Names Patrick Paschall as Executive Director

    FreeState Legal, Maryland’s legal advocacy organization for the low-income lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community, has named Patrick Paschall as its next Executive Director. Beginning March 30, Paschall will take the helm of a...
    March 18, 2015 3106 0
  • Story of My Name

    Story of My Name: Tyler

    FreeState Legal Project is proud to share another story 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 about what their...
    March 18, 2015 1305 0
  • Story of My Name

    Story of My Name: Rahne

    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 about what their...
    March 4, 2015 1281 0
  • News & Events

    Community Icon of the Week: Chase Brexton!

    We are proud to celebrate Chase Brexton as our Community Icon of the Week! Founded in 1978 as a volunteer-run gay men’s health clinic, today Chase Brexton Health Care is a private, non-profit and Joint Commission...
    March 2, 2015 1330 0