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In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage
In Maryland in 2014, transgender rights take the stage

At a meeting between Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts and members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in mid-April, Monica Yorkman, one of the city's most prominent transgender activists, refused to mince her words when she told Batts the police department was doing a poor job serving transgender residents. He agreed, and promised to do better. Five months later in late September, Yorkman told Joel Tinsley-Hall, the eventually-successful candidate to become the new executive director of the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore, that the center wasn't doing a good enough job serving transgender residents, either. ...

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