Topics :: Maryland

Maryland Eliminates Trans Healthcare Exclusions

By John Riley | Sunday Jul 27, 2014
FreeState Legal announced Tuesday that the state of Maryland, in response to the threat of a lawsuit, has changed its employee health care policy to provide insurance coverage for medically necessary care for transgender state employees.

Mizeur Loses in MD, but Primary Results Mostly Good for LGBTs

By John Riley | Saturday Jun 28, 2014
Voters in Maryland went to the polls Tuesday to determine Democratic and Republican nominees for various offices in the state from governor down to the county level, resulting in largely positive results for those who billed themselves as pro-LGBT rights.

Mizeur Runs as Most Liberal Md. Candidate

Thursday May 29, 2014
Del. Heather Mizeur, who would become Maryland’s first female governor and the nation’s first openly gay one if elected, is campaigning as the most liberal candidate in the state’s Democratic primary.

The Annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage

By Matthew Wexler | Monday Mar 17, 2014
The annual Maryland House & Garden Pilgrimage (MHGP) returns for six weekends this spring from Saturday, April 26 through Saturday, May 31, offering the opportunity to explore some of Maryland’s most fascinating and noteworthy properties.

Gay Teen Achieves Eagle Scout Milestone in Md.

By Brett Zongker | Tuesday Feb 11, 2014
Change is coming quickly to the Boy Scouts of America after years of turmoil and debate over its membership policy, with an openly gay 17-year-old in Maryland achieving the highest rank of Eagle Scout.

Conversion Therapy Ban Bill Introduced in Md.: ’Ex-Gay’ Cries Foul

By EDGE | Wednesday Jan 15, 2014
Threatened with possible extinction in Maryland due to a bill introduced into the state legislature banning gay conversion therapy, ex-gay advocate and director of International Healing Foundation, Christopher Doyle cries foul.

Pelosi to be Honored by Maryland LGBT Group

By Jason St. Amand | Monday Oct 28, 2013
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will honored by a Maryland LBGT rights organization with a lifetime achievement award for her activism in the gay rights movement.

Mizeur Nets Endorsements; Gansler Picks Ivey

By John Riley | Friday Oct 25, 2013
The three-way race for the Democratic nod to become Maryland’s next governor continues to build steam, with Del. Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery Co.) and Attorney General Doug Gansler seeking to establish themselves as legitimate contenders.

Mizeur Touts Endorsements, Straw Poll Victory

By John Riley | Thursday Sep 12, 2013
Out MD state lawmaker Heather Mizeur won a straw poll and racked up three separate endorsements from elected officials and community leaders in key vote-rich areas on the campaign trail to the governor’s office.

Gay Lawmaker Running for Maryland Governor

By Brian Witte | Wednesday Jul 17, 2013
A Maryland lawmaker hopes to be elected the nation’s first openly gay governor.