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John A. Olszewski, Jr.
Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election
Looking Out: LGBT advocates say robocall ugliest incident of mixed election

Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Maryland say they see Tuesday's elections as a mixed bag -- some good, some bad and some ugly. Among the ugliest, according to advocates, was a disingenuous robocall sent last week to voters in Anne Arundel County by an unknown (or fake) group urging them to call the mother of a gay County Council candidate to thank him for coming out and supporting the Fairness for All Marylanders Act. That law recently banned discrimination against transgender Marylanders in employment and other public accommodations. The recording says the law allows transgender people to go into any bathroom of their choosing "based on...

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