| Aug 12, 2013
| 8:18 AM
My freshman year of high school was memorable for a number of reasons, but there's one classroom moment that stands out to me.
The teacher was leading a discussion, I guess based on something we were reading, about when it might be OK to kill someone....
| Jan 23, 2013
| 8:23 AM
With the national spotlight shining on the Super Bowl-bound Ravens this week, linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo is apparently hoping to divert some attention off the gridiron.
According to New York Times columnist Frank Bruni, just hours after Baltimore&...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Brendon Ayanbadejo doesn’t need Super Bowl XLVII to assist the cause for gay rights and gay marriage. But the Ravens inside linebacker won’t turn down the opportunity during the week in New Orleans to champion the push for equality....
| Sep 7, 2012
| 5:16 PM
Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo said Friday he was surprised that Maryland Del. Emmett C. Burns Jr., a Democrat from Baltimore County, sent a letter to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti urging him to silence his outspoken player, who has long been a vocal...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 5:04 PM
When John Arthur and Jim Obergefell chartered a private medical jet to Maryland last month to get married — the only safe means of transport for Arthur, who is terminally ill with Lou Gehrig’s disease — the gay couple fulfilled a last...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A prominent opponent of same-sex marriage and other gay rights initiatives in Annapolis for the last two decades is officially retiring from the state legislature next year -- capping a long career in which his stance on gay issues has increasingly put...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Those suggesting a boycott of the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia due to the country’s recent passage of draconian anti-gay laws should reconsider.
It’s clear from the decades-long gay rights movement here in the United States that...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 6:20 PM
By most measures, Frank Schubert, the strategist running campaigns in four states against same-sex marriage, ought to be nervous about Maryland.
Multiple polls, including one recently conducted by The Baltimore Sun, show that Maryland voters in...
| Jun 30, 2013
After reading commentator Brandon Ambrosino's arguments about what good the LGBT Pride Celebration does, I feel sorry for the author because I don't find his arguments lofty so much as childlike ("What I would march for," June 28).
He reminds me of a...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 3:19 PM
A new 30-second television commercial opposing same-sex marriage makes a claim that children "do best" when reared in a traditional, heterosexual marriage — or, as the ad says, by "their married mom and dad."
What the ad says: The ad is narrated by...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Marylanders have an important decision to make this Election Day: whether or not to affirm their belief in the traditional American principle of equal rights for all, or instead to continue a system of special rights for some. A "yes" vote on Question 6...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 10:00 AM
A Randallstown pastor had harsh words for gays and supporters of same-sex marriage at a recent town hall meeting, saying those who vote yes on Question 6 are approving "things that are worthy of death."
The pastor, Robert J. Anderson of the Colonial...