| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to endorse state Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination for attorney general Thursday, Frosh's campaign announced.
Del. Jon S. Cardin of Baltimore County, one of Frosh's two opponents in the June 24 primary,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Republican Sen. Allan H. Kittleman has been regarded as a hero among LGBT folks throughout the state for bucking his party's positions and standing up forcefully to advance the cause of same-sex marriage. He had also been recognized as a stalwart...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:03 AM
State legislature 42nd District
State Sen. Jim Brochin annoys just about everyone (us included) at one point or another. That alone seems to be the basis of his challenge by former Del. Connie DeJuliis, who has predicated her campaign on the idea that...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 11:21 AM
State Sen. Lisa Gladden says her re-election campaign is about unfinished business.
The Baltimore Democrat championed repeal of the death penalty in Maryland. She cheered the state's recognition of same-sex marriage. She watched as the General Assembly...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:18 AM
The founder of the Westboro Baptist Church, the Kansas institution that stages anti-LGB protests across the country, died Thursday, according to multiple reports.
Fred Phelps, 84, started the Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka in 1955. Since its...
| May 8, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The board of directors of the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocacy organization has put its money where its mouth is when it comes to raising funds to defend the transgender protections legislation that passed the General...
| May 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
One might have sympathized with Del. Heather Mizeur during Wednesday night's debate among the Democratic gubernatorial candidates when it came her turn to answer a question about whether the Washington Redskins should change its name. It's not that she...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:52 PM
Christopher Doyle says he doesn't think there is anything wrong with being gay, but he also believes he can help children and others rid themselves of "unwanted same-sex attractions" through therapy sessions in a tidy suburban home in Bowie.
| Apr 21, 2014
| 10:30 AM
One of the enduring misperceptions of American politics is that the vice presidency is a steppingstone to the presidency. Of the 47 men who have held the office, only four were elected to the Oval Office as sitting standbys: Adams, Jefferson, Van Buren...
| May 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Pascal Tessier, 17, of Maryland, became one of the first out Eagle Scouts in the history of the Boy Scouts of America earlier this year, after the organization lifted its ban on gay scouts.
On Wednesday, the Chevy Chase resident challenged the Boy...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:00 PM
The two women who successfully challenged the constitutionality of the federal law banning same-sex marriage received honorary degrees during Johns Hopkins University's commencement ceremonies in Baltimore on Thursday.
Many in the audience of students,...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:00 AM
These last few years will go down as a time when Marylanders took steps to recognize the humanity of those who have too often been marginalized. In 2011, the General Assembly voted to stop penalizing children whose parents brought them to the United...