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  • Local Jewish communities burn leavened bread in observance of Passover

    Local Jewish communities burn leavened bread in observance of Passover
    Members of the Jewish community gathered in a parking lot at Pimlico Race Course on Monday morning and tossed leavened leftovers into more than two dozen incinerating barrels, burning to a crisp items including slices of pizza and boxes of Cheerios.
  • Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned

    Second LGBT forum with Baltimore police commissioner planned
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts will meet with members of the city's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community this month to answer questions, address concerns and share progress that has been made within the department in the last...

    Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]

    Revenge porn: A pernicious form of cyber gender harassment [Commentary]
    Being a woman, especially a woman of color, raises one's risk of cyber harassment — the intentional infliction of severe emotional distress through persistent online speech. The University of Maryland studied online attacks occurring on an...

    FBI releases hate crime statistics for 2012

    FBI releases hate crime statistics for 2012
    A total of 7,164 people were the victim of a reported hate crime across the country in 2012, with 19.2 percent of them targeted because of their sexual orientation, according to new data released by the FBI on Monday. The numbers show a decline compared...

    LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'

    LGBT groups say 'Trayvon Martin deserves justice'
    Days after a jury acquitted George Zimmerman of second-degree murder and manslaughter in the shooting of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, a coalition of LGBT rights groups has issued an open letter declaring "solidarity" with Martin's family and friends....