GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

GLCCB to host post-Pride town hall meeting to discuss changes

Organizers of Baltimore Pride, which occurred last month in a new location for the first time in years, will host a town hall meeting to hear feedback on the changes from members of the public.

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Looking Out: 'Normal Heart,' 'Orange' snag Emmy nods in big year for LGBT productions

Looking Out: 'Normal Heart,' 'Orange' snag Emmy nods in big year for LGBT productions

Two television productions that pushed the LGBT envelope on the small screen this year were big winners Thursday, as the 2014 Emmy nominations were announced.

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Looking Out: Proud Whoppers, rainbow-clad Boy Scouts and more

Looking Out: Proud Whoppers, rainbow-clad Boy Scouts and more

LGBT-related news and commentary from around the web.

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Looking Out: 89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries

89 percent of Equality Maryland's endorsed candidates win primaries

The results of primary elections in Maryland on Tuesday bode well for LGBT rights -- at least according to Equality Maryland.

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Gay Morgan student says fraternity case left him 'broken,' yet stronger

Gay Morgan student says fraternity case left him 'broken,' yet stronger

Senior says he now wants to work making college campuses safer for LGBT students nationwide.

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Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled

Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled

At the end of 2012, there were 29,477 people in Maryland diagnosed and living with HIV or AIDS.

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Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade

Mayor, candidate for governor to join Baltimore Pride Parade

Among the participants in this year's Baltimore Pride Parade will be Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and gubernatorial candidate Heather Mizeur.

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Looking Out: Hero of local HIV fight named Baltimore Pride grand marshal

Looking Out: Hero of local HIV fight named Baltimore Pride grand marshal

In the early days of the AIDS epidemic, when nobody knew what HIV was or how it was spread, few people in Baltimore were willing to go out of their way to help those dying of the disease.

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Black and gay in Baltimore

Black and gay in Baltimore

High concentration of black LGBT couples reside in Baltimore City.

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Looking Out: Charm City Cakes makes sweet gesture for Pride

Looking Out: Charm City Cakes makes sweet gesture for Pride

Baltimore's favorite cake makers have added a little rainbow coloring to their logo for a batch of T-shirts they cooked up for this year's Pride celebrations.

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Queue up for B'more Qfest

Queue up for B'more Qfest

It's here! It's queer! Go to it! 

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HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]

HBO's 'The Normal Heart' brought back memories of death, and I'm only 28 [Commentary]

The battle portrayed in new film about AIDS epidemic in 1980s New York City is far from over.

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Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about 3 gay friends

Looking Out: Baltimore author releases debut novel about three gay friends

The debut novel of a 30-year-old author born in the Baltimore area is landing higher and higher on Amazon.com's list of top-selling new releases in gay paperback fiction.

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ABOUT THE BLOGGER

Kevin Rector joined The Sun as a breaking news and general assignment reporter in 2012, after working for years as a reporter in Baltimore's suburbs. An Ellicott City native, Rector attended high school at Loyola Blakefield in Towson and graduated in 2007 from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he also pursued a concentration in LGBT Studies and participated in the university's LGBT Speaker's Bureau. He also spent a summer learning about grassroots advocacy as an intern at Equality Maryland, and has written often on LGBT issues. In 2010, Rector spent a year away from journalism in rural southern Africa, as a fellow with a nonprofit fighting childhood HIV/AIDS and malnutrition.

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