| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:45 AM
I recently read The Sun article, "Notre Dame Prep rejects alumna's same-sex wedding announcement" (Jan. 15), regarding the omission of Sarah Rupert-Sullivan's wedding announcement. I would like to offer my assistance in helping Notre Dame Preparatory...
| 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 22, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Two organizations in Baltimore have teamed up to offer free tax preparation help to low-income LGBT residents in Baltimore.
"I think the low-income community needs tax prep in general, not just the LGBT community," said Aaron Merki, executive director...
| 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 17, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Add "Star Trek" star Chris Pine to a growing list of people speaking out against Russia's controversial anti-gay law.
The legislation ostensibly bans the promotion of "nontraditional sexual relations to minors" and has been responsible for a rise in...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Vladimir Luxuria, Europe's first openly transgender parliamentarian, was reportedly detained twice in Sochi this week for supporting LGBT rights at the Winter Olympics.
Luxuria, a former Communist member of parliament in Italy, was stopped by four men...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The Sundance Film Festival kicks off in Park City, Utah, Jan. 16, which means a handful of LGBT-related movies will be making their premieres. Whether these flicks get picked up for distribution in theaters is another question entirely. But in the...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 11:56 AM
Digital gender identity just became a lot less binary.
Internet behemoth Facebook has added a customizable option to the gender field on its profiles, allowing users to identify beyond male and female.
When editing their basic information, users are...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 11:47 AM
"Looking," HBO's newest half-hour comedy, is a show about gay men, but that doesn't make it a gay show.
Which is not to say the series (which premieres Sunday at 10:30 p.m.) doesn't have gay sexuality at its center. Its central characters are three...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 6:33 AM
A global law firm with origins in Baltimore was one of five Maryland-based businesses to make the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 "Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality" list.
DLA Piper, which owes part of its name to Baltimore-based predecessor Piper &...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Katie Couric probably meant well when she invited "Orange is the New Black" actress Laverne Cox and model Carmen Carrera on her eponymous talk show to discuss transgender-specific issues.
After all, transgender women — actual trans women, not...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler said Friday that same-sex marriages performed in Utah -- but thrown into question there amid a court battle -- will be recognized in Maryland.
"It is an affront to the idea of basic human rights that the battle for...