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  • During law school reunion, city's history of desegregated public pools discussed

    During law school reunion, city's history of desegregated public pools discussed
    During a weekend gathering of black alumni from the University of Maryland Law School in which the continuing inequalities faced by African-Americans was discussed, one participant called for Baltimore to preserve the city's tradition of public pools....
  • Baltimore remembers the lives of its transgender victims

    Baltimore remembers the lives of its transgender victims
    When Kelly Young was killed in East Baltimore in April, the well-liked transgender woman was mourned publicly, with friends and family asking for help bringing her still-unidentified killer to justice. Too often, though, transgender women and men are...
  • 7 questions about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act you needed answered

    7 questions about the Employment Non-Discrimination Act you needed answered
    Republican Senator Dean Heller, the junior Senator from Nevada, announced Monday his support for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which likely makes him the crucial 60th vote in Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's attempt to get the bill...
  • BGE to pay $350,000 to resolve racial hiring concerns

    BGE to pay $350,000 to resolve racial hiring concerns
    Baltimore Gas and Electric Co. plans to announce today that it will pay $350,000 to a group of African-American job candidates to resolve hiring-diversity concerns raised by the federal government. A routine audit by the U.S. Department of Labor found...
  • Looking Out: IOC 'fully satisfied' that Russia anti-gay law doesn't violate Olympic charter

    Looking Out: IOC 'fully satisfied' that Russia anti-gay law doesn't violate Olympic charter
    In news as infuriating as it is unsurprising, International Olympic Committee officials said Thursday they were "fully satisfied" that a Russian law barring gay propaganda doesn't violate the Olympic charter's anti-discrimination language, the...
  • What Yolanda L. Curtin's judgeship means for Harford County [Column]

    The investiture of Yolanda L. Curtin on Friday afternoon to the bench of the Harford County Circuit Court turned a tide in the county. Curtin will forever be an integral part of the history of Harford County. Formerly an administrative law judge for the...
  • African American history comes to life in Baltimore

    African American history comes to life in Baltimore
    On its face, "History come to life" isn't the most memorable of corporate sayings, like "Good to the last drop" or "It keeps going and going …" Yet it would be hard to argue that Thomas Saunders and his company, Renaissance Productions & Tours,...
  • Baltimore receives high marks in LGBT equality study

    Baltimore receives high marks in LGBT equality study
    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...
  • LGBT advocates offer advice on new health care law

    LGBT advocates offer advice on new health care law
    Advocates and health care providers for LGBT and HIV-positive residents in Maryland have been scrambling for months to gather information on how the Affordable Care Act will impact their clients -- and now they're looking to share the information. "We...
  • At JHU, a 'confluence' of LGBT outreach efforts

    At JHU, a 'confluence' of LGBT outreach efforts
    The LGBT community at Johns Hopkins University seems to be getting more organized by the minute. Since the spring, three new efforts to connect lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students and community members have launched -- one led by...
  • Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?

    Why can't Baltimore be more like Brooklyn?
    While working on the rehabilitation of historic buildings in Baltimore City, I'm always dogged by a sense of futility — especially when I compare Baltimore with Brooklyn. More than 30 years ago when I went to college there, Brooklyn was a total...
  • Looking Out: Betty White shows support for bullied LGBT youth

    Looking Out: Betty White shows support for bullied LGBT youth
    Just when you thought Betty White couldn't possibly do more to endear herself to the LGBT community, the "Golden Girls" alumna took part in a promotional video for Spirit Day, GLAAD's anti-bullying initiative that asks people to wear purple to show...