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Chrissy Polis
Time for 'Chrissy's Law' [Editorial]
Time for 'Chrissy's Law' [Editorial]

Three years ago, the vicious attack on 22-year-old Chrissy Lee Polis by two teens at a Rosedale McDonald's that was captured on video and viewed by hundreds of thousands of people raised awareness of transgender people and of the ignorance, hostilities and challenges they often face. One year later, Baltimore County approved an ordinance that protects the rights of people like Ms. Polis from being discriminated against — joining Baltimore City and Howard and Montgomery counties, which offer similar protections. Why aren't these safeguards enforced statewide? Because for all the self-congratulatory talk in Annapolis about how progressive Maryland has shown itself to be on...