| Apr 29, 2011
By the time you read this, millions of Americans will have risen this morning at an hour best suited for dairy farming to watch wall-to-wall coverage of the televised wedding of Britain's Kate Middleton and Prince William. The TV networks are certainly...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 6:55 PM
A key senator announced his support for gay marriage legislation on Thursday, giving it enough votes to clear the upper chamber.
The declaration by Sen. James C. Rosapepe came shortly after a Senate committee approved an amended version of the...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 9:04 AM
Anne Marie McNeil, of Glenelg, earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science, in May, from Saint Michael's College, in Colchester, Vt.
Gregory George Smith, of Mount Airy, was recently inducted into the Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society at La Salle...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Supporters predicted that the...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 9:01 PM
Catherine Kelly and Sue Heether began their relationship in 1994, when both were teaching at a Baltimore-area Catholic school, and felt they had to keep the arrangement closely guarded for years.
But as same-sex couples became more visible over the...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 12:50 PM
Standing with House and Senate supporters, Gov. Martin O'Malley announced this afternoon that he will lead the charge for gay marriage in Maryland and put his name on a bill that allows same-sex couples to wed.
"Marylanders of all walks of life want...
| Aug 15, 2011
| 2:32 PM
As a Catholic, a 20-year member of the Virginia General Assembly, the author of Virginia's 2006 voter-approved one-man, one-woman Constitutional Marriage Amendment, and a graduate ofMaryland public schools, I take issue with Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:30 AM
You write that same-sex couples "ought to be extended the same basic human rights that heterosexual couples enjoy, not only to encourage loving, committed and financially stable relationships that are the backbone of any community but particularly for the...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Opposition to extending civil marriage to same-sex couples isn't theocracy as Sen. Allan Kittleman has suggested. It's not bigotry, narrow-mindedness, hatred or "homophobia." It's common sense!
And it's a matter of children's rights. Each of us has a...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:27 PM
A former child psychologist who lives in Whiteford and practiced in Fallston pleaded guilty Monday to abusing three girls whom he was treating.
The day his trial was scheduled to start in Harford County Circuit Court, David Wayne Schrumpf, 44, of the...
| Aug 25, 2011
| 11:39 AM
A state delegate from Virginia recently wrote on this page that "Sexual orientation is not limited to same- or complementary-sex attractions but includes attractions to children, prostitutes, multiple wives (polygamy), dead persons (necrophilia), animals,...
| Sep 1, 2011
| 11:57 AM
We've waded through the fall TV schedule — and made it out alive!
We also found five upcoming shows we'll actually watch (sorry "Charlie's Angels." Not you.). Here's our top five.
"2 Broke Girls" (9:30 p.m. Sept. 19, CBS): Hint: It's about two...