| Jan 11, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Students at the University of Maryland, College Park could have the cost of sex-change surgery covered by their health insurance next school year, joining a nationwide trend of private- and public-sector employers offering the benefit.
| Jan 14, 2014
| 12:50 PM
A bill to protect transgender Marylanders from discrimination in housing, employment and public accommodations was filed Tuesday in Annapolis by Sen. Richard Madaleno.
The bill's language is similar to that of past bills that also sought to establish...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Even after paying their debt to society, millions of Americans who have been imprisoned for committing a crime remain unable to exercise the most fundamental right of citizens in a democracy. State laws that bar felons from voting after their release...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Three years ago, the vicious attack on 22-year-old Chrissy Lee Polis by two teens at a Rosedale McDonald's that was captured on video and viewed by hundreds of thousands of people raised awareness of transgender people and of the ignorance, hostilities...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 10:28 AM
Two organizations are collaborating to provide Maryland-specific resources for transgender youth and their families grappling with the legal system.
Prompted by a request from PFLAG, legal services organization FreeState Legal created trans*youth@md,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 3:12 PM
In a decision with wide-reaching implications, a federal appeals court ruled this week that potential jurors cannot be left off of juries based on their sexual orientations.
Remember the antitrust case involving two purveyors of HIV/AIDS drugs that...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Maryland's insurance regulator issued a bulletin Tuesday clarifying that while insurance policies in the state do not have to cover treatments related to gender reassignment, insurance carriers cannot discriminate against transgender Marylanders based...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Hurray for speaking out on behalf of proposed law that sets the expectations that people be treated equally ("Time for 'Chrissy's Law,'" Jan. 20).
I take exception to your title for this important law, however. It is officially called "The Fairness to...
| Jan 30, 2014
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•Acupuncture. Thursdays, 9 a.m. $20 group...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 2:31 PM
Transgender rights advocate and Gender Rights Maryland Executive Director Dana Beyer announced Thursday she is challenging state senator Rich Madaleno in the upcoming Democratic primary.
"We are ready for progress," Beyer said in a statement. "For too...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:05 PM
A Russian newspaper editor was fined Wednesday for printing a quote indicating that being gay was normal.
English translations of the contentious quote differ — Gay Star News went with "My very existence is proof being gay is normal" while the...