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  • O'Malley to endorse Frosh for attorney general

    O'Malley to endorse Frosh for attorney general
    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,...
  • Courting LGBT voters in Howard County [Commentary]

    Courting LGBT voters in Howard County [Commentary]
    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...
  • Open-minded Brochin deserves to be re-elected [Endorsements]

    Open-minded Brochin deserves to be re-elected [Endorsements]
    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...
  • Gladden faces Park Heights activist in city's 41st District

    Gladden faces Park Heights activist in city's 41st District
    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...
  • Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84

    Looking Out: Westboro Baptist Church founder Fred Phelps dead at 84
    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...
  • Looking Out: Facing challenge to transgender protections, advocates make funding push

    Looking Out: Facing challenge to transgender protections, advocates make funding push
    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...
  • Egging them on [Editorial]

    Egging them on  [Editorial]
    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...
  • Therapy to change sexual orientation at center of debate in Maryland

    Therapy to change sexual orientation at center of debate in Maryland
    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. That has...
  • Biden's got the chops [Commentary]

    Biden's got the chops [Commentary]
    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...
  • Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts

    Looking Out: Gay Eagle Scout from Md. petitions Amazon to halt donations to Boy Scouts
    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...
  • DOMA plaintiff, attorney receive honorary degrees, applause at Hopkins commencement

    DOMA plaintiff, attorney receive honorary degrees, applause at Hopkins commencement
    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,...
  • Another misguided petition drive [Editorial]

    Another misguided petition drive  [Editorial]
    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...