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Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections
Looking Out: Coalition launches campaign to promote Maryland's new transgender protections

Advocates in Maryland who backed the successful passage of the first statewide legal protections for transgender citizens in housing, employment and public accommodations this legislative session don't consider their work complete. The Maryland Coaltion of Transgender Equality says opponents of the bill are pushing misinformation, possibly in an effort to collect enough petition signatures to put the legislation up for a referendum vote -- just as was accomplished by opponents of Maryland's same-sex marriage bill. (Voters ended up approving same-sex marriage, anyway.) Del. Neil Parrott, a Washington County Republican who helped lead the petition drive to put same-sex marriage...

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