| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The conventional political wisdom about Del. Heather Mizeur's pick of the Rev. Delman Coates as her running mate is that it shows her campaign for governor is more about making a point than winning the Democratic primary, much less the general election....
| Nov 17, 2013
| 1:19 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur brought her insurgent candidacy to Baltimore's east side Sunday, visiting an African-American church led by a close friend of her newly named running mate.
Mizeur, a two-term delegate from...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:26 AM
Baltimore was among just 25 cities in the country to receive top marks for LGBT equality in a new study of municipalities released by the Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday.
The study, known as the Municipality Equality Index, rated 291 cities across...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Add "Star Trek" star Chris Pine to a growing list of people speaking out against Russia's controversial anti-gay law.
The legislation ostensibly bans the promotion of "nontraditional sexual relations to minors" and has been responsible for a rise in...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Advocates of legalizing marijuana launched their effort Thursday to change the law in Maryland, calling the war on drugs a failure and pointing to growing public support for their cause.
A handful of Maryland lawmakers hope to push the state in the...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Every once in a while, a media kerfuffle arrives that succeeds in elevating some banal stupidity to unimaginable heights of urgency and importance. At the center of the frenzy is usually some basic cable TV program of questionable artistic merit but...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Baltimore Del. Maggie McIntosh joined the chorus of powerful legislators supporting legalized marijuana in Maryland.
In a Friday email to supporters, McIntosh identified the legalizing pot as one of four "the biggest, most important issues" facing the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:44 PM
Sarah Rupert-Sullivan knew she shouldn't have been shocked her same-sex wedding was excluded from Notre Dame Prep's alumnae class notes. But she was.
"To be kind of candid about it," she said, "I was pissed."
Now, she has launched a petition against a...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 6:32 PM
John Arthur, a terminally ill Ohio man who chartered a private medical jet to Maryland to get married, died Tuesday, according to his lawyer. He was 47.
Spurred by a recent ruling on same-sex marriage by the Supreme Court, Arthur and his partner, Jim...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Two LGBT-focused films screening at the Creative Alliance over the next two weeks provide deeper looks at often-marginalized parts of the queer community -- with one exploring Maryland in particular.
On Thursday night, director Tina Gharavi's "I Am...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 8:30 AM
At a candidate forum in what has become one of Maryland's bluest regions, three of the candidates hoping to lead the state next year strove to show off their progressive credentials.
Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, Del. Jolene Ivey and Del. Heather...