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Looking Out: Amid 'wave' of anti-LGBT efforts nationwide, Maryland stands apart
Looking Out: Amid 'wave' of anti-LGBT efforts nationwide, Maryland stands apart

Advocates for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community say they are waging battles against a "wave" of anti-LGBT legislation in states across the country, from Maine to Texas to Nevada. Meanwhile in Maryland, they're cheering new progress in an environment that may be more LGBT-friendly than ever. "What we're seeing is really this divide in the country between states like ours and those north of us that are really doing well moving forward every year, and then states in the south and midwest that aren't," said Carrie Evans, executive director of Equality Maryland, the state's largest LGBT advocacy organization. Though some...

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