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After criticism, Hogan amends executive order to include gender identity
After criticism, Hogan amends executive order to include gender identity

Gov. Larry Hogan's first executive order after taking office last week didn't sit well with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender advocates, who said it disregarded hard-won legal protections for transgender residents in Maryland. His second order -- really an amended version of the first -- was an attempt to fix that. The new version of the order advises executive branch employees to "adhere to all applicable laws and regulations that provide equal opportunity for all Marylanders" regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual oritentation, marital status and gender identity. The original version had excluded marital status...

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