| Sep 21, 2013
| 2:42 PM
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....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 9:23 AM
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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:38 AM
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...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 8:36 AM
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...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:08 AM
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...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:12 AM
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,...
| 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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 8:52 AM
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.
| Oct 3, 2013
| 12:04 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:27 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
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...