outreach

  • 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 1318 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 984 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 1284 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 1761 0
  • Uncategorized

    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 1099 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 1491 0
  • Events

    Call for Participants: Story of My Name Project

    We are proud to announce the Story of My Name Project. This is an exciting opportunity  to document the individual experiences of Maryland based transgender and gender non conforming folks who have gone through the name change process....
    August 9, 2014 1450 0
  • News & Events

    FreeState Legal Welcomes Jabari Lyles

    FreeState Legal is proud to welcome Jabari Lyles to the team as the Outreach Specialist. Jabari has worked in the nonprofit sector for nearly ten years in various positions that emphasize his passion for education and...
    July 15, 2014 1360 0